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  • adv. So as to lounge; in a lazy or relaxing way.

Etymologies

lounging +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Curtain discloses Chalmers and Hubbard seated loungingly at the right front.

    THEFT

  • She made this apology to a gentleman in black, who, with his wristbands tucked up, and his hat cocked loungingly on one side, and his hands in his pockets, sat down astride on the table – beer barrel, and nodded in return.

    The Chimes

  • The blacks were also all in motion, many of them pretending to fish along the shore, while a few others, among whom was Tocalli, walked loungingly up to the pile of stores.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • Besides he all the time looked so easy and indolent himself, so loungingly managed his steering-oar, and so broadly gaped — open-mouthed at times — that the mere sight of such a yawning commander, by sheer force of contrast, acted like

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Then he glanced unconcernedly at Judith, and, instead of making that haste toward the corn-hauling activities which his manner had suggested, moved loungingly up the steps.

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • Mr.. De Peyster and Matilda taut with expectant fear, Mr. Pyecroft loungingly unconcerned.

    No. 13 Washington Square

  • She made this apology to a gentleman in black, who, with his wristbands tucked up, and his hat cocked loungingly on one side, and his hand in his pocket, sat down astride on the table-beer barrel, and nodded in return.

    A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others

  • He looked down loungingly from a side window of the pilot-house.

    Gideon's Band A Tale of the Mississippi

  • Poteet fell back loungingly as Woodward came forward with just the faintest perplexed smile.

    Mingo And Other Sketches in Black and White

  • One or two of the daughters of folly went loungingly by -- wandering, not altogether purposeless, among the open roads of the Park.

    The Dictator

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