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Noun: loafing  low-fing
  1. Having no employment
    - idleness, idling
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: loafings

Type of: be, idle, inactivity, laze, slug, stagnate

Encyclopedia: Loaf