Definitions for: 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?"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: 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

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

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