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Noun: loaf (loaves)  lowf
  1. A shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
    - loaf of bread
     
  2. A quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
    "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
Verb: loaf  lowf
  1. Be lazy or idle
    "Her son is just loafing around all day";
    - bum, bum around, bum about, arse around [Brit, Cdn], arse about [Brit, Cdn], frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about, slob [Brit]
     
  2. Be about
    "The high school students like to loaf in the Central Square";
    - loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag [N. Amer], lallygag [N. Amer], hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around, mooch [Brit]

Derived forms: loafs, loaves, loafed, loafing

Type of: be, bread, breadstuff, food, grub, idle, kai [NZ], khana [Asia], laze, slug, solid food, staff of life, stagnate

Encyclopedia: Loaf