v. lolled, loll·ing, lolls
1. To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
2. To hang or droop laxly: a pennant lolling from the mast.
To permit to hang or droop laxly: lolled his head on the armrest.
[Middle English lollen, probably from Middle Dutch, to doze.]
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