from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To move with a bobbing motion.
  • intransitive v. Chiefly British To lounge about; loll.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To walk with a bouncing motion.
  • v. To loll or lounge

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To move heavily; to lounge or idle; to loll.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To loll or lounge idly; move heavily or be tossed about.
  • n. A sprawl; a flop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. walk clumsily and with a bounce


Alteration of loll.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • But Julia marched on, and started to lollop and then to jog.

    Polly Samson | The Man Who Fell

  • When I got to the County trials though I met people who put my enthuastic lollop into perspective.

    Reminds Me Of Me

  • We watched a surfing dog lollop frantically in the sand here I'll post more pics on Flickr -- and I remembered, for an instant, the freedom of not needing to be watching anyone, not needing to be "on."

    blog: June 2008

  • Although the town is still accessible only by train or light aircraft, its guesthouses are packed during late summer and autumn, when the vast ice-sheet over the bay melts, forcing around 1,000 bears to lollop around for months on the shore.

    Drudge Denies Polar Bears Threatened by Global Warming

  • I don't have time to lollop downstairs, drenched, and whip up some stink-fre towels.

    blog: October 2007

  • I resumed my hat, and the rabbit lolloped a lollop or so out of my way.

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

  • I on the other hand would marvel at the brisk pace they would lollop off on when we were supposed to be having a leisurely walk....

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Tinned beef is cold eating, though; and salt water spoils biscuits; and the waves tumble and lollop much the same hour after hour — tumble and lollop all across the horizon.

    Jacob's Room

  • Not everybody could have swum out through that entrance, against a spring-tide and the lollop of the sea; and one dash against the rocks would have settled me.

    Mary Anerley

  • ‘The One with green hangings,’ She replied; ‘I have just been at the trouble of getting it ready, and have put fresh sheets upon the Bed; If the Gentleman chooses to lollop and lounge upon it, He may make it again himself for me.’

    The Monk

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