Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A comfortable chair for relaxing on, especially an outdoor chair that adjusts or extends, allowing a person to recline.‘Kate was lying on a lounger beside a pool’
- ‘This ingenious garden allows sunbathers working on their tan to follow the sun through 360 degrees - without ever leaving the comfort of their sun lounger.’
- ‘He took a white-filtered cigarette from a packet which lay on a glass-littered table beside the sun lounger.’
- ‘The beach loungers are well spaced apart and you can walk straight into the sea.’
- ‘The complex has an outdoor pool, sun terrace, sun loungers, poolside bar serving snacks, and a restaurant with both a traditional and international menu.’
- ‘These pool floats and pool loungers are durable and long lasting.’
- ‘Our lounger features a deeply padded, machine washable, canvas seat that is supported by its steel frame.’
- ‘Roxanne gazed around the pool to see if there were any other free sun loungers.’
- ‘There were also a lovely gilded desk, soft comfortable chairs and loungers that invited a person to grab a book and read for the whole day.’
- ‘I walk back out to the garden and lay on the sun lounger beside Zoe and Girl.’
- ‘A window was broken and a few wooden sun loungers were tossed about.’
- ‘Rather than providing a portrait of one particular day by a pool, the composition reduces the subject to its essentials: a stand of flowers in a garden, a woman reclining on a lounger, and the water of the pool.’
- ‘Toby was relaxing on a sun lounger reading Lord Of The Rings and talking to Tom.’
- ‘No doubt there will be palm trees and cocktail loungers around the swimming pool, just adding to that Hollywood effect.’
- ‘So I relax back in my lounger to indulge myself in the Caribbean sun as the barman fetches my cocktail.’
- ‘The designs are modern but simple and include curved benches, wooden loungers and tree seats that encircle a trunk.’
- ‘Guy rests his head down on the sun lounger by the pool and closes his eyes, sighing as the warm rays of the sun soak into his body.’
- ‘Women in various stages of undress reclined on loungers around the edge of the room and a beautifully ornate staircase dropped from its centre down to the spa facilities below.’
- ‘Her taut, athletic stature moved fluidly across the pool deck toward the lounger.’
- ‘My ideal day off is one spent with a book, a bottle of water and a comfortable lounger somewhere in the sun.’
- ‘The accommodation has an outdoor pool, sun terrace, sun loungers, poolside snack bar, gardens and a pool table.’
- 1.1 A person spending their time lazily or in a relaxed way.‘the loungers in the beer parlour catcalled at him’
- ‘I think, Watson, that the time has come for me to cease being an armchair lounger.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.