laze [lāz]
lazed, lazing [back-form. < LAZY]
to be lazy or idle; loaf
to spend (time, etc.) in idleness: often with away
an act or instance of lazing

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  • laze — [ leız ] verb intransitive laze or laze around laze by/in/on to relax and enjoy yourself, doing no work: We finally found some time to swim and laze in the sun. ,laze a round phrasal verb intransitive same as LAZE: Your children shouldn t be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • laze — [leız] v [I always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: lazy] to relax and enjoy yourself in a lazy way laze in ▪ We spent the afternoon lazing in the sun. laze about/around ▪ We lazed around, gazing at the views. >laze n [singular] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Laze — Laze, v. t. To waste in sloth; to spend, as time, in idleness; as, to laze away whole days. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laze — (l[=a]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lazed} (l[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lazing}.] [See {Lazy}.] To be lazy or idle. [Colloq.] Middleton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laze — (v.) 1590s, back formation from LAZY (Cf. lazy). Related: Lazed; lazing …   Etymology dictionary

  • laze — idle, loaf, lounge, loll Analogous words: relax, rest, repose (see corresponding nouns at REST) Contrasted words: toil, travail, labor, grind, drudge (see corresponding nouns at WORK) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • laze — ► VERB ▪ spend time relaxing or doing very little. ► NOUN ▪ a spell of lazing …   English terms dictionary

  • laze — UK [leɪz] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms laze : present tense I/you/we/they laze he/she/it lazes present participle lazing past tense lazed past participle lazed British laze or laze around or laze about to relax and enjoy yourself, doing no …   English dictionary

  • Laze — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Laze (homonymie). Laze Parlée en  Turquie …   Wikipédia en Français

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