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lollop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v lollop walk clumsily and with a bounce
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Lollop To move heavily; to lounge or idle; to loll.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lollop To loll or lounge idly; move heavily or be tossed about.
    • n lollop A sprawl; a flop.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Lollop to lounge, idle:
    • v.i Lollop (coll.) to be moved heavily about
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Loll
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Old Dut. lollen, to sit over the fire; cf. Lull.

Usage

In literature:

As I looked around, to see these gallopers coming on, while I was still lollopping forward, I felt that I was tied by the legs, unable to move.
"Martin Hyde, The Duke's Messenger" by John Masefield
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
Our soldiers roared with laughter, as I did, when they saw them lolloping up the roads.
"Now It Can Be Told" by Philip Gibbs
But no; lolloping and looking about all day for months.
"Foul Play" by Charles Reade
A hare on them perhaps, sitting as though they were his, then lolloping slowly away.
"Tales of War" by Lord Dunsany
It's her right hand, too, and she can't afford to lose the use of it, not being a great, hulking, lazy, lolloping man.
"The Vanishing Man" by R. Austin Freeman
If we do not pick up a wind, however, there is no knowing how long we may lollop about.
"A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'" by Annie Allnut Brassey
The hare came out of cover and lolloped towards the wire.
"Letters to Helen" by Keith Henderson
All I've et for six weeks has been doughboys lolloped in Porty Reek.
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
A hare came lolloping over the valley bottom, quite at his ease.
"Lore of Proserpine" by Maurice Hewlett
As "Mascotte" had slowed down, and then stopped, "Waterspin" came lolloping alongside.
"The Chauffeur and the Chaperon" by C. N. Williamson
The puppies lolloped away at his heels.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
But this lolloping attitude of the canine tongue was supposed to indicate a mind at peace with creation.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
Painter of "Madcap Moll, Eighth Duchess of Wapping," "Pine Trees near Ascot," and "Esther Lollop as 'Cymbeline.
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
Let them lollop along in their own wretched fashion to some final imbecility!
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
The two men lolloped jerkily downstream.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
And Bill's just like you, the stiff-necked lollop!
"The Rider of Golden Bar" by William Patterson White
I thought it lolloped along in a devil-may-care style that was rather attractive.
"His Unknown Wife" by Louis Tracy
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