About The Word Loaf

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Loaf

Loaf Meaning & Definition
Loaf Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Loaf?

[n] a shaped mass of baked bread
[v] be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
[v] be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Loaf: arse about | arse around | bum about | bum around | footle | frig around | fuck off | hang around | lallygag | linger | loaf of bread | loiter | loll | loll around | lollygag | lounge | lounge about | lounge around | lurk | mess about | mill about | mill around | tarry | waste one's time

Related Terms | Find terms related to Loaf: altar bread | batch | bean | block | brains | bread | bread and wine | brick | bulk | bum | bum around | cake | chump | chunk | clod | clump | Communion | consecrated bread | consecrated elements | consubstantiation | cube | do nothing | elements | Eucharist | fritter away | gob | goldbrick | goof off | hang around | head | Holy Communion | Host | hunk | idle | idle away | impanation | intinction | lallygag | Last Supper | laze | lazy | lie around | loiter | loiter about | loll | loll around | lollop around | lollygag | lounge | lounge around | lump | mass | mooch around | moon | moon around | noddle | noggin | noodle | nugget | pat | quantity | real presence | Sacrament Sunday | sense | sit around | skive | slouch | slouch around | stand around | subpanation | take it easy | the Holy Sacrament | the Sacrament | transubstantiation | vegetate | wad | wafer | waste

See Also | be | bread | breadstuff | French loaf | heel | idle | laze | lurch | prowl | slug | staff of life | stagnate

Loaf In Webster's Dictionary

\Loaf\, n.; pl. {Loaves}. [OE. lof, laf, AS. hl[=a]f; akin to G. laib, OHG. hleip, Icel. hleifr, Goth. hlaifs, Russ. khlieb', Lith. kl["e]pas. Cf. {Lady}, {Lammas}, {Lord}.] Any thick lump, mass, or cake; especially, a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread, sugar, or cake. --Bacon. {Loaf sugar}, refined sugar that has been formed into a conical loaf in a mold.
\Loaf\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Loafed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loafing}.] [G. laufen to run, Prov. G. loofen. See {Leap}.] To spend time in idleness; to lounge or loiter about. `` Loafing vagabonds.'' --W. Black.
\Loaf\, v. t. To spend in idleness; -- with away; as, to loaf time away.

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