Reverse Dictionary: LOF – LOM


LOFT – nouns
– CEILING an attic, a loft …c1960 Amer. dial.
 
LOFTILY – adverbs
– TALLY highly, loftily …1611
 
LOFTINESS – nouns
– HAUGHTURE loftiness of manner or bearing; haughtiness of demeanour …a1628
– HAUTESSE † highness, height; loftiness of rank or character; nobility; haughtiness, pride; grandeur, stateliness; length of time …a1300
– HAUTEUR loftiness of manner or bearing; haughtiness of demeanour …a1628
– MAGNANIMITY * loftiness of thought or purpose; grandeur of designs, nobly ambitious spirit …1598
– MAGNANIMOUSNESS † magnanimity …1606
– MAGNILOQUENCE loftiness of speech or expression …1623
– MAGNILOQUENCY † loftiness of speech or expression …1615
– MAGNILOQUY * magniloquence …1656
 
LOFTY – adjectives
– ALTITUDINOUS high, lofty …1808
– BABEL lofty, visionary …M17
– HAUGHT † of exalted character, esp. in the matter of courage; high-minded, noble; lofty …a1470
– HAUTFUL †* exalted, lofty …c1440
– HEAVEN-HIGH reaching or piercing the clouds; very lofty …a1000
– HIGH-PITCHED of lofty character …1594
– MAGNANIME † high-souled; lofty, magnanimous …1523
– MAGNANIMOUS high-souled; nobly ambitious; lofty of purpose; noble in feeling or conduct; superior to petty resentment or jealousy …1598
– MAGNILOQUENT lofty or ambitious in expression, grandiloquent; using a stately manner of speaking or writing; also, talking big, boastful …1656
– MAGNILOQUOUS † magniloquent …1727
– NAUNTLING towering, lofty, as of a crag or church steeple …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PROCEROUS † tall, lofty, high; long …1599
– SKIED seeming to touch or reach the sky; lofty …1730-46
– TALL grandiloquent, magniloquent; high-flown, lofty …1670 colloq.
– TALRIGHT †* upright and tall; lofty …1582
– TOPFUL †* high, lofty, towering …c1611
– TOPLOFTICAL lofty, high-flown, high and mighty, stuck-up, haughty, having a superior or disdainful attitude …1823 colloq. humorous
– TOPLOFTY lofty in manner or character; elevated; haughty, high and mighty, pretentious, stuck-up …1859 colloq. humorous
lofty – nouns
– BABEL a lofty structure; a visionary project …M17
– LARGENESS lofty bearing, pomposity …1887
lofty – verbs
– SET UP ONE’S BONNET A HACK to strike a lofty attitude …1871 Sc. 
 
LOG – nouns
– BAT a log for burning …1782 Eng. dial.
– BILLET a chunk of wood; a small log, often used for firewood …1750 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– BUTT a log suitable for firewood …1956 Amer. dial.
– CLOG † a thick piece of wood; a log …LME obs. exc. Sc.
– HELL-BENDER a logger’s term for a log …1968 Amer. dial.
– LOGGO logs …M19 Brit. sl.
– NOGGY a small log or rough block of wood …B1900 Eng. dial.
– PECKER POLE a long, thin log …1956 Amer. dial.
– SCHOOLMA’AM a forked tree or log …1930 Amer. dial.
– SCHOOLMARM a forked tree or log …1938 Amer. dial.
– SCHOOL MOM a forked tree or log …1939 Amer. dial.
– TIDE WALKER a log floating, often with only one end at the surface, in coastal waters …1918 Amer. dial.
 
LOGGING – nouns
– ALIBI DAY among loggers: payday …1958 Amer. dial.
– AMEN CORNER among loggers, a corner in the bunkhouse where old-timers reminisced, or a place where sky pilots (preachers) spoke, or entertainers told their stories …1969 Amer. dial.
– ARK in logging: a houseboat used as bunkhouse, kitchen, or storage area, esp. in floating camps …1905 Amer. dial.
– ASPARAGUS in logging: a bundle of small logs strapped together to make easier handling between woods and pulp mill …1958 Amer. dial.
– ASSHOLE in logging: a kink in the logging cable …1959 Amer. dial.
– AX-HANDLE orig. among loggers: a unit of measurement, esp. of width …1843 Amer. dial.
– BACK CORNER in logging: the far end of a logging operation …1958 Amer. dial.
– BAIT CAN a lunch bucket, esp. among loggers …1926 Amer. dial.
– BAKE OVEN in logging: a cruiser’s tent with one sloping side and two ends …1969 Amer. dial.
– BAR-ROOM a bunk-room in a logging-camp …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CABOOSE a bunkhouse …1958 Amer. logging usage
– DECK a pile of logs …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– GUT HORN a long tin horn blown by the cook’s helper to call a logging crew to eat …1958 Amer. sl.
– HITCHHIKER in logging: a log caught or entangled but not choked with the turn, hauled all or part way to the landing …1958 Amer. logging
– LOBBY in logging: the living room, or smoking room at a lumber camp …1930 Amer. dial.
– LOGGER’S SMALLPOX markings on a man’s face which are caused by a man’s stamping on it with his spiked boots, an activity known as ‘putting the caulks to’ (a man) …1938 Can. loggers’ sl.
– MACARONI long curls of sawdust …1938 Amer. logging usage
– MARSH FEATHER(S) among loggers: hay used as a mattress or cushion …1959 Amer. dial.
– SIDE WINDER a tree which in falling hits another and rolls on its axis …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– TURKEY a lumberman’s pack or kit …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TWISTER a tree with a twisted grain …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– WIDOW MAKER a dangerous hanging limb or stub …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
logging – person
– APE among loggers: applied generally to men, but more particularly to a wage-earner …1930 Amer. dial.
– APPLEKNOCKER among loggers: a part-time logger, usually not very skilled at woods jobs …1950 Amer. dial.
– ARAB among loggers: a workman who always manages to be away when there’s dirty or heavy work to be done …1958 Amer. dial.
– ASPHALT LOGGER among loggers: one who prefers town to the woods; one who makes big talk in town, small work on the job …1958 Amer. dial.
– BACK SPIKER one of the members of a crew who completes the spiking of rails to cross ties after the track has been laid by the steel gang …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– BALL HOOTER in logging: a logger who rolls logs down hillsides that are too steep for wagon teams …1942 US sl.
– BANK BEAVERS rivermen or river rats driving the rear on a log drive …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– BANKERS lumberjacks who pile logs on the banking ground …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– BARK-EATER in logging: a logger; a sawmill hand …1958 Amer. dial.
– BARK MARKER one who cuts the bark-mark on logs (bark-mark – a symbol chopped into the side of a log to indicate ownership; it serves as a means of identification) …Bk1890 US lumberjacks’ usage
– BARN-BOSS a man whose duty was to care for the horses and stables in a logging camp …1902 US
– BARN BOY a barn boss’s helper …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– BAR ROOM MAN in logging: the chore boy around the camp who cut fuel, filled wood boxes, swept bunkhouses, washed blankets, fed pigs …1938 US lumberjacks’ usage
– BAY-MAN a lumberman …1715
– BEAVER a clumsy axeman …1958 Amer. loggers’ usage
– BIG BULL a nickname for a camp foreman …1925 Amer. loggers’ sl.
– BIG PUSH a logging camp foreman …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– BIG SAVAGE in logging: the general superintendent; a foreman …1942 Amer. dial.
– BIGWIG a logging camp foreman or boss …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– BIRLER a ‘river pig’ who treads on a log in the water to rotate it and thus find the end mark or the side mark of ownership …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– BISCUIT SHOOTER a waiter in a logging camp …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– BLACKBIRD a man proficient in riding logs on a river drive …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– BLANKET SQUAD in logging: a new crew coming in to the camp in the old days, each man carrying his blankets …1958 Amer. dial.
– BLUE JAY in logging: a man who keeps the sleigh road in good condition …1969 US logging usage
– BRIDGE MONKEY a logger’s name for a bridge builder …1968 Amer logging usage
– BRUSH APE a logger …1958 Amer. dial.
– BULL a foreman or boss, esp. in a logging camp …1930 Amer. dial.
– BULL COOK orig. the man who fed the draft animals in logging camps; later, a camp handyman or helper …1917 Amer. dial.
– BULL DRIVER one who drives oxen, esp. in logging and transporting freight …1970 Amer. dial.
– BULL OF THE WOODS a foreman or boss, esp. in a logging camp …1872 Amer. dial.
– BULLPUNCHER a man who drove ox teams in the early days when logging was done with bulls …1893 Amer. dial.
– BULL TEAMSTER a man who drove ox teams in the early days when logging was done with bulls …1893 Amer. dial.
– BULLWHACKER one who drives oxen, esp. in logging and transporting freight …1858 Amer. dial.
– CAMP DOG in construction and logging camps: an employee who looks after beds and belongings …1927 Amer. dial.
– CAMP INSPECTOR an itinerant logger …1950 Amer. dial. jocular
– CATTY an expert in logging jobs …1958 Amer. dial.
– CEDAR SAVAGE in logging: a man who cuts or peels cedar logs, poles, or posts …1956 Amer. sl.
– CHICKADEE in logging: a person whose job it was to clean the horse manure from the ice road …1956 Amer. dial.
– CRUMB BOSS a construction camp bunkhouse janitor or porter; one who makes up beds …Bk1974 Amer. hobo and logger use
– DASHBOARD along loggers: a farmer working as a logger …1958 Amer. dial.
– DAYLIGHT ROBBER a log-scaler …1956 Amer. logging usage
– DENTIST one who files saws …1956 US logging usage
– FEATHER MERCHANT a logger who runs a small operation …1958 Amer. dial.
– FEEDER a man who cared for the horses and stables in a logging camp …1969 Amer. dial.
– GANDY HAND in logging: a pick and shovel man; a worker on a railroad track crew …1956 US lumberjacks’ usage
– GANG HELPERS in logging: the sawmill workers who moved boards cut by the gang saw in a sawmill …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– GANG SAWYER in logging: the operator of a gang saw in a sawmill …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– GAXABO in logging: a member of the fellowship of woods workers …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– GAZEBO in logging: a member of the fellowship of woods workers …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– GOPHER MAN in logging: one who digs; a tool or machine used esp. in digging holes under logs so that chains can be passed around them …1950 Amer. dial.
– GUTTER-MAN one who removes underbrush, fallen trees, and other obstacles in making a gutter road …1904 US logging usage
– GYPPO a small logging or freighting contractor …1912 Amer. logging usage
– HAY MAN ON THE HILL a man who keeps the sleigh road in good condition …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEAD CHOPPER in logging: in the early days of logging in the lake states the sub-foreman who was the boss of a yarding crew …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEAD DRIVER in logging: an expert river driver stationed at a point where a jam was feared …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEAD LOADER in logging: a man who selected the logs to be loaded on each railroad car …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEAD MAN the brakeman responsible for work done in connection with the forward section of the train, and, when in transit, is stationed in the locomotive …Bk1978 railroad usage
– HEAD RIG in logging: the camp foreman, logging superintendent, or boss of a logging crew …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEAD SAWYER in logging: the man who operated the main saw in a sawmill …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEAD SORTER in logging: the head man or boss at a sorting gap who called out the log marks to assistants responsible for steering logs into the sorting pens …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HEATHEN a logger …Bk1962 loggers’ sl.
– HEAVER in logging: the fireman on a logging locomotive …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HIGHBALLER in logging: a man who did about twice as much work as the others …1964 US sl.
– HIGH BANKER in logging: a river driver who avoids dangerous places and always manages to find work on a high bank or place less dangerous and most always a man who shuns hard work …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– HIGH CLIMBER the person who tops, limbs, and often rigs, the spar tree for use in cable logging …1925 Amer. logging usage
– HIGH RIGGER in logging: the  person who rigs (and also often tops and limbs) the spar tree for use in cable logging …1925 Amer. dial.
– HIGHWHEELER in logging: one who works with the big wheels (timber wheels) …1958 Amer. dial.
– HIKER in logging: a lumberjack who has quit the job …1956 Amer. dial.
– INKSLINGER in logging: a camp clerk or timekeeper …1913 Amer. dial.
– JACK a lumberjack …c1900 Amer. 
– JAM CRACKER in logging: one who breaks up log-jams …1905 Amer. dial.
– JOB SHARK an employment agent; esp. in logging …1938 Amer. dial.
– LANDLOOKER in logging: one who surveys and estimates standing timber …1891 Amer. dial.
– LITTLE BULL a nickname for a camp foreman …1925 Amer. loggers’ sl.
– LOBBYHOG in logging: the caretaker of the bunkhouse; a roustabout who does everything from building fires to making beds …1930 Amer. dial.
– MICHIGAN JUMPER in logging: a lumberjack who worked only a few days in one place and then moved on to another camp …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– MOOLEY HOGAN in logging: a person expert with a mooley, a cant hook used to handle logs on land …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– MOOSE CAT in logging: an unusually good lumberjack …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– PUNK in logging: a worker, formerly often a boy, who signals the operation of log-hauling machinery by controlling the whistle of the ‘donkey engine’ …1909 Amer. dial.
– QUARTER BOSS one who maintains law and order in a logging camp …1968 Amer. dial.
– QUARTERS BOSS one who maintains law and order in a logging camp …1935 Amer. dial.
– RIVER HOG someone who guides logs downstream …1902 Amer. sl.
– RIVER PIP someone who guides logs downstream …1921 Amer. sl.
– ROAD MONKEY one who repairs logging roads …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– SAFETY FIRST in logging: a camp welfare man …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– SAGS in logging: what the loggers in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan called the lumberjacks who first came in from the famous valley of the Saginaw River in lower Michigan …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– SAVAGE a logger …1925 Amer. dial.
– SAW BOSS in logging: a man in charge of a crew of sawyers and swampers in the woods …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– SAWDUST EATER in logging: one who worked in a sawmill …Bk1975 US lumberjacks’ usage
– SAW FILER in logging: one who files the crosscut saws in the woods or the saws in the sawmills …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– SAW FITTER in logging: one who files the crosscut saws in the woods or the saws in the sawmills …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– SAWYER in logging: one who controlled the carriage and other machinery in sawing logs into lumber; the quantity and quality of the lumber depended on his judgement …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– SCALER in logging: one who scales or measures logs …1887
– SCALPER 1. in logging: a lumberjack who peeled hemlock bark …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
2. in logging: one who sold lumber on commission …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– SEARS ROEBUCK GUY in logging: a novice …1968 Amer. dial.
– SHANTY BOSS one who does odd jobs in a logging camp …1905 Amer. dial.
– SHANTYMAN a lumberjack …chiefly N. Amer.
– SHEEPHERDER a useless man; a logger wearing a farmer’s bib overalls …1958 Amer. dial.
– SHOEMAKER an inept logger …1958 Amer. dial.
– SKY HOOKER  a man who tends chain on the decks of a logging train …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STUMP DETECTIVE a forester or other official, scaler, etc., who measures up the waste in stumps, tops, etc. in a logging operation …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– TAFFLE in logging: a cook’s helper …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TAFFLER in logging: a cook’s helper …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TAILER IN in logging: a cant hook man who rolls logs to the base of logs already in a deck …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TAIL RIGGER in logging: one who handled the carriage at a sawmill …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TAIL SAWYER in logging: one who pulled slabs, boards, and cants from the head saw in a mill; he also cut unsalable parts out of lumber …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TALLY BOY in logging: one who recorded or tallied the measurements of logs as they were called by the scaler …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TALLY MAN in logging: one who recorded or tallied the measurements of logs as they were called by the scaler …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– TAME APE among loggers: a wage-earner who likes wage-earning …1930 Amer. dial.
– TANK CONDUCTOR in logging: one who had charge of the crew which operated the water tank or sprinkler, and who regulated the flow of water in icing logging roads …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TANK TEAMSTER in logging: a teamster who drove the teams on a water sprinkler …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– TEAMSTER in logging: a man who drove a team in a logging operation …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– TIMBER BEAST a lumberjack or logger; rarely, a lumber-mill worker …1916 Amer. dial.
– TIMBER WOLF a lumberjack or logger; rarely, a lumber-mill worker …1926 Amer. dial.
– VALUER 1. in logging: a man who values the amount of standing timber …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
2. in logging: one who cruised timber to estimate its value …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– WAILER in logging: a lumberjack who ‘wailed’ when singing logger’s ballads …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– WALKER 1. in logging: a man elected from  among the river drivers to be boss of all the crews on the drive …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
2. in logging: the superintendent of two or more logging camps …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– WANIGAN MAN – in logging: one who prepares camp for river drivers …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– WATER BUCK anybody carrying water to a crew …1958 Amer. loggers’ sl.
– WHISTLE PUNK in logging: a worker, formerly often a boy, who signals the operation of log-hauling machinery by controlling the whistle of the ‘donkey engine’ …1909 Amer. dial.
– WINCHER in logging: a winch operator …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– WIND FALL BUCKER in logging: a man who was engaged in sawing up trees that had been blown down by wind …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
– WISCONSIN STICKER in logging: a lumberjack who worked until he made his stake …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– WOOD BUTCHER 1. in logging: the camp carpenter who made logging equipment out of wood …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage
2. in logging: a caustic name given to some of the early timber barons …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
– WOOD HICK a logger or other worker in the woods …1908 Amer. dial.
– ZIPPO in logging: a logger operating on a small scale …Bk1986 US lumberjacks’ usage 
logging – verbs
– BALLHOOT in logging: to roll logs down a steep incline …1913 Amer. dial.
– BALLOON IT to pack up and leave camp …1958 Amer. dial., esp. logging usage
– BEAT THE THROTTLE WITH A STICK to attempt to get more steam out of an engine …1958 Amer. logging railroad usage
– BEAVER to hack a tree down …1942 Amer. loggers’ usage
– BEAVER DOWN to hack a tree down …1942 Amer. loggers’ usage
– HIT THE STEEL in the days of railroad logging, to walk the track away from camp, either because fired, or quitting the job …1958 logging sl.
logging – interjections 
– AROUND THE HORN! among loggers: Watch out! …1958 Amer. dial.
– DAYLIGHT IN THE SWAMP! used as a wake-up call among loggers …1944 Amer. dial. online
 
LOGIC – adjectives
– MOUNT ALDRICH logic …E19 Oxford University usage
logic – person
– OB-AND-SOLLER † a scholastic or subtle disputant – a dabbler in scholastic logic; one who deals with obs (objections) and sols (solutions) in disputations …1678 nonce-word
 
LOGICAL – adjectives
– HARD-HEADED not easily swayed by sentiment; matter-of-fact; logical …L18
 
LOIN – nouns
– LEER † the flank or loin; the hollow under the ribs …c1386 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– LENDS † the loins; also, the buttocks …c975
– LINE loin …1815 Amer. dial.
 
LOINCLOTH – nouns
– MARO a loin-cloth used by South Sea Islanders …1772-84
– VEIL † a loin-cloth …1634
– WAIST-CLOTH a loincloth that the natives of hot climates wear round the waist, either hanging down in front or passed between the thighs …1810
 
LOITER, LOITERING – adjectives
– HALLACKING idle, lazy, trifling, loitering …1878 Eng. dial.
– HALLOCKING idle, lazy, trifling, loitering …1878 Eng. dial.
– LAGGARD lagging, hanging back, loitering, slow …1702
– LAGGIE-LAST always behindhand, loitering …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAGGING slow-moving, loitering …1898 Sc.
– LAG-MA-LAST always behind, loitering …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– NAFFLING trifling; loitering …Bk1903 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TANGLING untidy, slatternly; lounging, loitering; esp. used of a woman …1790 Eng. dial.
– TANGLY untidy, slatternly; lounging, loitering; esp. used of a woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
loiter, loitering – nouns
– BANGLING a hanging about, wandering idly …1894 Eng. dial.
loiter, loitering – person  (includes LOITERER)
– ABBEY-LUBBER orig. (prior to the Reformation), a lazy monk or hanger-on to a religious house – lazy loiterer who might work, but would not, preferring to depend on the charity of religious houses …1509 
– DALLY-CRAW a loitering child …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAWDLEKUM a loiterer or slow-coach …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DILL-DUCK an idle, dawdling, loitering woman …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DRUG-STORE COWBOY orig. an idle young swaggerer who hung around drug-store soda fountains trying to press girls; one who loiters or loafs on street corners, etc. …1923 US sl.
– GADLING  a wanderer; a wayfarer; a worthless vagabond; an idler; a loiterer …a1542 
– GAITLING an idler, a loiterer …Bk1868 Eng. dial.
– GAKEY one who loiters and is slow at commencing work, etc. …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HAKING FELLOW an idle loiterer …1825 Sc.
– HANG a loiterer; one who spends a lot of time at a place …1989 sl., orig. US college 
– HANGAROUND an idler, a loafer, a loiterer …1967 Amer. dial.
– HANGAROUNDER an idler, a loafer, a loiterer …1938 Amer. dial.
– HANGER an idler, a loafer, a loiterer …1965 Amer. dial.
– HANGER-AROUND – an aimless person, a loiterer …1889 sl. 
– HANGER-ON an idler, a loafer, a loiterer …1950 Amer. dial.
– HANG-OUT a person who loiters about with nothing to do …1970 Amer. dial.
– LAG a laggard, a loiterer, one who lingers or falls behind …1866 Sc.
– LAGABAG a loiterer; the hindmost or last …B1900 Eng. dial.
– LAGGARD one who lags behind; a lingerer, a loiterer …1808
– LAGGY a loiterer, a lingerer; the last to arrive …Bk1902 & Eng. dial.
– LAG-LAST a slow, dilatory person; a loiterer; one who is habitually late or behindhand …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAG-TAIL a slow, dilatory person; a loiterer; one who is habitually late or behindhand …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LOAFERER a loiterer, a lounger, one who gads about …1966 Amer. dial.
– LOITER-SACK † a lazy, loitering fellow; an idler …1594
– MOOCHER a person who loiters aimlessly; a loafer; also, an opportunist poacher or pilferer; a petty thief …a1425 chiefly colloq.
– MOOTCHER a person who loiters aimlessly; a loafer …1915 colloq.
– MOUCHER a person who loiters aimlessly; a loafer; also, an opportunist poacher or pilferer; a petty thief …a1425 chiefly colloq.
– NO-ACCOUNT an idle, worthless person; a loafer; a loiterer …1965 Amer. dial.
– NO-COUNT an idle, worthless person; a loafer, a loiterer …1965 Amer. dial.
– NO-COUNT BUM an idle, worthless person; a loafer, a loiterer …1965 Amer. dial.
– SAUTHER-POKE a loiterer, a procrastinator …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SLOWBACK † a slothful or sluggish person; a sluggard; a lazy, idle fellow; a loiterer; a loafer …1577
– TROANT  a foolish, idle person; a lazy loiterer …1746 Eng. dial.
loiter, loitering – verbs
– ACHE to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– AIK to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– AIR ONE’S HEELS to loiter about, to dawdle …M19 sl.
– AKE to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– ALLACK to idle away time; to loiter, to loaf, to play …1897 Eng. dial.
– ARSE AROUND to idle, to loaf, to loiter, to fool about, to act irresponsibly, to trifle …1664
– ASS AROUND to fool around, to loiter, to waste time; to wander aimlessly; to be idle; to act irresponsibly; to trifle …1914 Amer. sl.
– ASSEN AROUND to fool around; to loiter; to waste time; to be idle …1966 Amer. dial.
– AWM to waste time, to be idle; to move about aimlessly, to loiter, to lounge; to stand gaping and staring; to do work in a slovenly manner …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BIDE-ABOUT to loiter …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BLOCK to loiter; to hang around …L19 sl.
– CADDLE to loaf, to loiter, to potter about, to fuss, to trifle …1892 Eng. dial.
– CAG-MAG to loaf, to loiter about …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– COOZE † to loiter aimlessly, to idle …1810 Eng. dial. obs.
​- DACKER to walk slowly, to saunter, to loiter; to walk aimlessly; to go about in a feeble or infirm state …1818 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DACKLE to dawdle, to loiter, to slacken one’s pace …1913 Sc.
– DAFF to loiter; to chat in a dawdling, foolish way …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAIDLE to idle, to trifle, to waste time; to potter about; to move or act slowly or in a slovenly manner; to saunter; to loiter …1756 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DANGLE to loiter, to hang about; to make love to …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DERN to loiter at work …B1900 Sc.
– DILLDALLY to delay, to loiter, to hesitate …1908 Amer. dial.
– DILVER to loiter, to hesitate, to dawdle …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DINGLE to loiter, to dawdle …1879 Eng. dial.
– DO A MIKE to pretend to be working; to hang about; to loiter, to waste time …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– DRANGLE to loiter behind others on a road; to dawdle, to linger …1801 Sc.
– DRILLY-DRALLY to waste time, to loiter, to hesitate …1881 Eng. dial.
– DRIMBLE to loiter, to dawdle; to move slowly and without energy …1851 Eng. dial.
– DWINGLE to linger, loiter, tarry …1805 Sc.
– FARGE to gossip; to loiter about, to waste time …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FASSIL to loiter, to waste time, to work lazily …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GANNICK to lark about; to play, to frolic; to loiter, to idle, to gossip …Bk1900 Eng. dial.  
– HAAK to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– HAIG to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Sc.
– HAIK to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Sc.
– HAINGLE to go about in a feeble, languid way; to hang about, to loiter, to wander about aimlessly …1804 Sc.
– HAKE to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HALLOCK ABOUT to idle away time; to loiter, to loaf, to play …1897 Eng. dial.
– HANG A LEG to hesitate or hold back; to be reluctant or tardy; to loiter …1883
– HANG AN ARSE to hesitate or hold back; to be reluctant or tardy; to loiter …1596
– HANG THE ARSE to loiter, to hold back …17C colloq.
– HANG THE GROIN to hesitate or hold back; to be reluctant or tardy; to loiter  …1577-87
– HANKER to loiter, to linger about; to dally, to tarry, to stop …1791 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HANKLE to loiter, to linger, to wait about …1866 Eng. dial.
– HAVE A MIKE to loiter, to waste time …E19 sl.
– HAWM to waste time, to be idle; to move about aimlessly, to loiter, to lounge; to stand gaping and staring; to do work in a slovenly manner …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HINGLE to go about in a feeble, languid fashion, as during convalescence; to hang about, to loiter aimlessly …1804 Sc.
– JELLY (AROUND) to loaf about, esp. at a drugstore or other informal eating place; to loiter for idle conversation  …1931 Amer. dial.
– LACHE †* to be careless about, to neglect, to slight; to be negligent, to lag, to loiter …a1400 Sc. & N. Eng.
– LACK to be absent, esp. from home; to loiter …1746 Eng. dial.
– LAGGER † to lag, to linger, to loiter …c1620
– LAITCH to be idle, to show laziness; to loiter …Bk1902 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LALL to lounge, to loiter, to wander about aimlessly …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LALLYGAG to loiter, to lounge, fool around; to chatter, to talk idly; to gad about …1870 Amer. dial.
– LAY UP to rest, to idle, to loiter, to loaf, to take it easy, to relax …1858 Amer. dial.
– LOAFER to loiter, to idle, to lounge; to gad about …1837 Amer. dial.
– LOAFER ABOUT to loiter, to idle, to lounge; to gad about …1913 Amer. dial.
– LOAFER AROUND to loiter, to idle, to lounge; to gad about …1953 Amer. dial.
– LOLLYGAG to loiter, to lounge, fool around; to chatter, to talk idly; to gad about …1870 Amer. dial.
– LOUSE to waste time; to loaf, loiter, or idle about …1966 Amer. dial.
– LOUSE AROUND to waste time; to loaf, loiter, or idle about …c1920 Amer. dial.
– MAWKS to mess about; to saunter, to loiter in …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MESS OVER to waste time, to loiter, to run about gossiping, to do nothing in particular …1884 Eng. dial.
– MIKE to loiter, to hang around idly or shirk work …1859 Brit. sl.
– MOON AWAY to lounge, to loiter, to waste time …L19 sl.
– MULLOCK to be in the way; to idle, to loiter or trail around aimlessly …1854 orig. Eng. dial.
– NAFFLE to trifle away time; to potter about; to loiter; to act foolishly …1796 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– NAVIGATE to loiter, to hang around …1893 Amer. dial.
– NAVIGATE ABOUT to loiter, to hang around …1893 Amer. dial.
– PARRY to put off, to delay; to tarry, to loiter …1883 Sc.
– PILF to wander about idly, to loaf, to loiter …1919 Amer. dial.
– PILFER to wander about idly, to loaf, to loiter …1919 Amer. dial.
– PILFER AROUND to loaf, to loiter, to wander about idly …1974 Amer. dial.
– PISSANT AROUND to mess about; to loiter, to wander aimlessly …1945 Aust. sl.
– SACKLE to loiter; to wander idly about …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SANGO to saunter, to stroll; to loaf, to loiter, to idle …1979 Amer. dial.
– SANKER to saunter, to stroll; to loaf, to loiter, to idle …1963 Amer. dial.
– SANKLE to saunter, to stroll; to loaf, to loiter, to idle …1937 Amer. dial.
– SANKO to saunter, to stroll; to loaf, to loiter, to idle …1949 Amer. dial.
– SANNICK to loiter, to idle …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SANNOCK to loiter, to idle …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAUTER to saunter, to walk leisurely, to loiter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAWM to walk lazily; to idle about; to loiter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAVEN to wander aimlessly about; to loiter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOW to loiter, to idle, to shirk work …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOW-BANK to loiter, to idle about; to shirk work …1868 Eng. dial.
– SHAG-BAG to loiter, to lounge about; to shirk work …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SOJER to loiter, to lounge, to shirk work, to waste time …Bk1896 Amer. dial.
– SONNOCK to loiter, to idle …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– STOY to walk in a leisurely, careless manner; to saunter, to loiter …1866 Sc.
– TAFFLE to trifle, to idle, to loiter …1854 Eng. dial.
– TANK to gossip; to chatter; to loiter idly about …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAIGLE to linger, to tarry, to delay; to dally, to loiter …a1700 Sc.
– TANTLE to walk slowly and feebly; to totter, as a young child; to dawdle, to loiter, to waste time; to trifle, to potter about …1889 Eng. dial.
– TEAGLE to linger, to tarry, to delay; to dally, to loiter …a1700 Sc.
– TIDDYTOIT to loiter, to idle; to waste time …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIDDYTOITY to loiter, to idle, to waste time …B1900 Eng. dial.
– YAPE to loiter …1883 Eng. dial.
 
LOLL – verbs
– LALLOP to lounge or loll about; to walk awkwardly or skippingly; to move heavily …1745
– LOLLOP to loll, to lounge around …1745
– LOP ABOUT to move slowly or aimlessly; to loll; to idle …1882 Amer. dial.
– LOP AROUND to move slowly or aimlessly; to loll; to idle …1965 Amer. dial.
– LOP ROUND to move slowly or aimlessly; to loll; to idle …1851 Amer. dial.
 
LOLLIPOP – nouns
– LICK-‘N’-LIKE candy on a stick to be licked; a lollipop …1968 Amer. dial.
– LICKSTICK a lollipop …1968 Amer. dial.
– MOLLYCODDLE a lollipop …1957 Amer. dial.
– SUCKABOB a sweetmeat that is sucked in the mouth; a lollipop …1888
– TAFFY a lollipop …1944 Amer. dial.