L — la le li ll lo lu ly
lo |ləʊ| — (electronics) Local Oscillator.
loach |ləʊtʃ| — slender freshwater fishes of Eurasia and Africa resembling catfishes
load |ləʊd| — weight to be borne or conveyed
load up |ləʊd ʌp| — fill or place a load on
load-line |ˈləʊd laɪn| — The line on the outside of a vessel indicating the depth to which it sinks in the water when loaded.
load-shedding |ˈləʊd ʃedɪŋ| — cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply
loaded |ˈləʊdɪd| — filled with a great quantity
loader |ˈləʊdə| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
loading |ˈləʊdɪŋ| — weight to be borne or conveyed
loads |ləʊdz| — a large number or amount
loadstar |ˈləʊdstɑːrr| — guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy
loadstone |ˈləʊdstəʊn| — a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically
loaf |ləʊf| — a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
loaf-sugar |ˈləʊf ʃʊɡər| — Refined sugar that has been formed into a conical loaf in a mould.
loafer |ˈləʊfər| — person who does no work
loafing |ˈləʊfɪŋ| — having no employment
loam |ləʊm| — a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
loamy |ˈləʊmɪ| — consisting of or having the character of loam
loan |ləʊn| — the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
loan-translation |ˈləʊntrænsˌleɪʃən| — The borrowing of components of a foreign language word and translating them literally
loan-word |ˈləʊnwɜːd| — Alternative form of loanword.
loaning |ˈləʊnɪŋ| — disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
loanword |ˈləʊnwɜːrd| — a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
loath |ləʊθ| — unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
loathe |ləʊð| — find repugnant
loathful |ˈləʊðfəl| — Full of loathing; hating; abhorring.
loathing |ˈləʊðɪŋ| — hate coupled with disgust
loathsome |ˈləʊðsəm| — causing or able to cause nausea
loaves |ləʊvz| — plural form of loaf
lob |lɑːb| — an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
lobby |ˈlɑːbɪ| — a large entrance or reception room or area
lobbying |ˈlɑːbɪɪŋ| — Present participle of lobby.
lobbyist |ˈlɑːbɪɪst| — someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer
lobe |ləʊb| — (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
lobelia |ləʊˈbiːlɪə| — any plant or flower of the genus Lobelia
loblolly |ˈlɑːˌblɑːlɪ| — thick gruel
lobster |ˈlɑːbstər| — flesh of a lobster
lobule |ˈlɑːbjuːl| — a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
lobworm |ˈlɑːbˌwɜːrm| — marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait
local |ˈləʊkl| — public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
locale |ləʊˈkæl| — the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
localise — identify the location or place of
localism |ˈləʊkəlɪzəm| — a phrase or pronunciation that is peculiar to a particular locality
locality |ləʊˈkælətɪ| — a surrounding or nearby region
localization |ˌləʊkələˈzeɪʃn| — a determination of the place where something is
localize |ˈləʊkəlaɪz| — identify the location or place of
localized |ˈləʊkəlaɪzd| — confined or restricted to a particular location
locally |ˈləʊkəlɪ| — by a particular locality
locate |ˈləʊkeɪt| — discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
located |ləʊˈkeɪtɪd| — situated in a particular spot or position
location |ləʊˈkeɪʃn| — a point or extent in space
locative |ˈlɑːkətɪv| — the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb
locator |ləʊˈkeɪtər| — a person who fixes the boundaries of land claims
loch |lɑːk| — a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
loci |ˈləʊsaɪ| — plural form of locus
lock |lɑːk| — a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
lock away |ˈlɑːk əˈweɪ| — place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
lock in |ˈlɑːk ɪn| — close with or as if with a tight seal
lock out |ˈlɑːk ˈaʊt| — prevent employees from working during a strike
lock up |ˈlɑːk ʌp| — secure by locking
lock-gate |ˈlɒk ɡeɪt| — a gate that can be locked
lock-hospital — (UK, obsolete) A hospital for the treatment of venereal diseases.
lock-on — to automatically track a target
lock-out |ˈlɒkaʊt| — An event in which an employer bars employees from working as a tactic in negotiating terms of employment, particularly in response to a strike or threat to strike.
lock-stitch |ˈlɒkstɪtʃ| — Alternative spelling of lockstitch.
lock-up |lɑk| — to imprison or incarcerate someone
lockage |ˈlɑːkɪdʒ| — a fee charged for passage through a lock in a canal or waterway
locked |ˈlɑːkt| — simple past tense and past participle of lock
locker |ˈlɑːkər| — a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
locker-room — relating to or appropriate for a locker room
locket |ˈlɑːkɪt| — a small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace
lockfast |ˈlɑːkfɑːst| — (Scotland) Fastened or secured with a lock.
locking |ˈlɑːkɪŋ| — the act of locking something up to protect it
lockjaw |ˈlɑːkdʒɔː| — an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
lockkeeper — a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
locknut |ˈlɒknʌt| — supplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening
lockout |ˈlɑːkaʊt| — a management action resisting employee's demands; employees are barred from entering the workplace until they agree to terms
locksmith |ˈlɑːksmɪθ| — someone who makes or repairs locks
lockstitch |ˈlɑːkstɪtʃ| — machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread
lockup |ˈlɑːˌkəp| — jail in a local police station
loco |ˈləʊkəʊ| — informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
locomotion |ˌləʊkəˈməʊʃn| — the power or ability to move
locomotive |ˌləʊkəˈməʊtɪv| — a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
locomotives |ˌləʊkəˈməʊtɪvz| — plural form of locomotive
locomotivity — The power of changing place; motility.
locomotor |ˈləʊkəməʊtə| — of or relating to locomotion
locoweed |ˈləʊkəʊwiːd| — any of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock
locum |ˈləʊkəm| — someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
locus |ˈləʊkəs| — the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
locust |ˈləʊkəst| — migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
locust-tree |ˈləʊkəst triː| — Any of a number of similar looking trees in the closely related genera Gleditsia and Robinia.
locution |ləˈkjuːʃn| — a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
lode |ləʊd| — a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
lodestar |ˈləʊdstɑːr| — guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy
lodestone |ˈləʊdstəʊn| — a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically
lodge |lɑːdʒ| — English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
lodgement |ˈlɒdʒmənt| — bringing a charge or accusation against someone
lodger |ˈlɑːdʒər| — a tenant in someone's house
lodging |ˈlɑːdʒɪŋ| — structures collectively in which people are housed
lodgings |ˈlɑːdʒɪŋz| — temporary living quarters
lodgment |ˈlɒdʒmənt| — bringing a charge or accusation against someone
loess |ˈləʊes| — a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind
loft |lɔːft| — floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
loftiness |ˈlɒftɪnəs| — the quality of being high or lofty
lofty |ˈlɔːftɪ| — of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
log |lɔːɡ| — a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
log off |lɔːɡ ˈɒf| — exit a computer
log-cabin |lɒɡ ˈkæbɪn| — A small simple dwelling in a remote area, made from wood
loganberry |ˈləʊɡənberɪ| — red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California
logarithm |ˈlɔːɡərɪðəm| — the exponent required to produce a given number
logbook |ˈlɔːɡbʊk| — a book in which the log is written
loge |ˈlɒdʒ| — balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine
logged |ˈlɒɡd| — simple past tense and past participle of log
logger |ˈlɔːɡər| — a person who fells trees
loggerhead |ˈlɑːɡərˌhed| — a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
logging |ˈlɔːɡɪŋ| — the work of cutting down trees for timber
logic |ˈlɑːdʒɪk| — the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
logical |ˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — based on known statements or events or conditions
logicality |ˌlɒdʒɪˈkælɪtɪ| — correct and valid reasoning
logically |ˈlɑːdʒɪklɪ| — according to logical reasoning
logician |ləˈdʒɪʃən| — a person skilled at symbolic logic
logics |ˈlɑːðɪks| — plural form of logic
login |ˈlɔːɡɪn| — (computing) A combination of a user's identification and password used to enter a computer, program, network, etc.
logistic |ləˈdʒɪstɪkl| — of or relating to logistics
logistical |ləˈdʒɪstɪkəl| — of or relating to logistics
logistics |ləˈdʒɪstɪks| — handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
logjam |ˈlɔːɡdʒæm| — any stoppage attributable to unusual activity
logman — A man employed to carry logs.
logo |ˈləʊɡəʊ| — a company emblem or device
logogram |ˈlɔːɡəɡræm| — a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation
logomachy |ləʊˈɡɑːməkiː| — argument about words or the meaning of words
logroll — work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes
logrolling |ˈlɔːɡrəʊlɪŋ| — act of exchanging favors for mutual gain; especially trading of influence or votes among legislators to gain passage of certain projects
logwood |ˈlɑːˌɡwʊd| — very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye
logy |ˈləʊɡiː| — stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
loin |lɔɪn| — a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
loincloth |ˈlɔɪnklɔːθ| — a garment that provides covering for the loins
loins |lɔɪn| — the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
loir |ˈlɔɪər| — large European dormouse
loiter |ˈlɔɪtər| — be about
loiterer |ˈlɔɪtərər| — someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
loll |lɑːl| — hang loosely or laxly
lollipop |ˈlɑːlɪpɑːp| — ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
lollipops |ˈlɑːlɪˌpɑːps| — plural form of lollipop
lollypop — Alternative spelling of lollipop.
Lombard |ˈlɑːmbard| — a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
Londoner |ˈlʌndənər| — a native or resident of London
Londonism |ˈlʌndənɪzm| — A characteristic of Londoners.
lone |ləʊn| — lacking companions or companionship
loneliness |ˈləʊnlɪnəs| — the state of being alone in solitary isolation
lonely |ˈləʊnlɪ| — lacking companions or companionship
loner |ˈləʊnər| — a person who avoids the company or assistance of others
lonesome |ˈləʊnsəm| — being the only one; single and isolated from others
lonesomeness — a disposition toward being alone
long |lɔːŋ| — desire strongly or persistently
long-ago |ˈlɔːŋəˈɡəʊ| — belonging to time long gone
long-awaited |lɒŋəˈweɪtɪd| — having been awaited for a long time
long-distance |ˈlɔːŋ ˈdɪstəns| — covering a long distance
long-drawn |ˈlɔːŋdrɔːn| — long-drawn-out
long-drawn-out |ˌlɔːŋ drɔːrn ˈəʊt| — Protracted, extending for a great period of time.
long-established — that has been in existence for a long time
long-hair |ˈlɔːŋheə| — Alternative form of longhair.
long-haired |lɔːŋ ˈheəd| — with long hair
long-headed |lɔːŋ ˈhedɪd| — having a dolichocephalic head
long-lasting |ˌlɒŋˈlɑːstɪŋ| — existing for a long time
long-lived |ˌlɔːŋ ˈlɪvd| — existing for a long time
long-play |ˈlɔːŋ pleɪ| — (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records
long-playing |ˌlɔːŋˈpleɪɪŋ| — (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records
long-primer |ˈlɔːŋˈprɪmə| — (printing) A kind of type, in size between small pica and bourgeois.
long-range |ˌlɔːŋˈreɪndʒ| — involving an extended span of time
long-run |ˈlɔːŋrʌn| — relating to or extending over a relatively long time
long-running |ˌlɒŋˈrʌnɪŋ| — Operating for a relatively extended period of time.
long-shot |ˈlɔːŋʃɑːt| — (idiomatic, nautical) Something unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.
long-sighted |lɔːŋ ˈsaɪtɪd| — hyperopic; farsighted
long-standing |ˈlɔːŋ stændɪŋ| — having existed for a long time
long-suffering |lɔːŋ ˈsʌfərɪŋ| — patient endurance of pain or unhappiness
long-term |ˈlɔːŋˈtɜːm| — relating to or extending over a relatively long time
long-time |ˈlɔːŋ taɪm| — having existed or persisted or continued in a particular role or state for a long time
long-winded |ˈlɔːŋwɪndəd| — using or containing too many words
longanimity |ˌlɑːŋɡəˈnɪmɪtiː| — good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
longboat |ˈlɔːŋbəʊt| — the largest boat carried by a merchant sailing vessel
longbow |ˈlɔːŋbəʊ| — a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England
longed-for — greatly desired
longer |ˈlɔːŋɡər| — a person with a strong desire for something
longeron |ˈlɑːndʒərən| — A thin strip of wood or metal, to which the skin of an aircraft is fastened.
longest |ˈlɔːŋɡəst| — for the most time
longeval — long-lived; longevous
longevity |lɔːnˈdʒevətɪ| — duration of service
longevous |lɑːnˈdʒiːvəs| — Long-lasting, especially of life.
longhair |ˈlɔːŋher| — A person with hair longer than the norm, especially someone viewed as bohemian, non-conventional or a hippie.
longhand |ˈlɔːŋhænd| — rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
longing |ˈlɔːŋɪŋ| — prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
longingly |ˈlɔːŋɪŋlɪ| — in a yearning manner
longitude |ˈlɑːndʒɪtuːd| — the angular distance between a point on any meridian and the prime meridian at Greenwich
longitudinal |ˌlɑːndʒəˈtuːdnl| — running lengthwise
longitudinally |ˌlɑːndʒəˈtuːdənəlɪ| — across time
longline — A very long fishing line carrying a series of baited hooks.
longshoreman |ˈlɔːŋʃɔːrmən| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
longspun |ˈlɔːŋspʌn| — Spun out, or extended, to great length; long-winded; tedious.
longspur |ˈlɔːŋˌspər| — A specific type of bird, of the genus Calcarius; it has a long claw on the hind toe of each foot.
longstanding |ˈlɔːŋˌstændɪŋ| — having existed for a long time
longtime |ˈlɔːŋˌtɑɪm| — having existed or persisted or continued in a particular role or state for a long time
longueurs |lɔːŋˈɡɜːz| — plural form of longueur
longways |ˈlɔːŋweɪz| — country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
longwise |ˈlɔːŋwaɪz| — in the direction of the length
loo |luː| — a toilet in Britain
loo-table |ˈluːˌteɪbl| — A round table adapted for a circle of people playing the game of loo.
looby |ˈluːbɪ| — an awkward or clumsy person
loofa |ˈluːfə| — the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
loofah |ˈluːfə| — the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
loogan — (US slang, dated) A fool.
look |lʊk| — the feelings expressed on a person's face
look around |ˈlʊk əˈraʊnd| — look about oneself
look back |ˈlʊk ˈbæk| — look towards one's back
look on |ˈlʊk ɑːn| — observe with attention
look out |ˈlʊk ˈaʊt| — be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
look up |ˈlʊk ʌp| — seek information from
look-in |ˈlʊkˌɪn| — (idiomatic) A quick glance.
look-out |ˈlʊkˈaʊt| — (intransitive) To look from within to the outside.
look-see |siː| — (informal) A brief examination, a peek or glance.
looker |ˈlʊkər| — a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
looker-on |ˌlʊkər ˈɒn| — someone who looks on
lookers-on |ˌlʊkəz ˈɒn| — plural form of looker-on
looking |ˈlʊkɪŋ| — the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
looking-for |ˈlʊkɪŋfɔː| — Present participle of look for.
looking-glass |ˈlʊkɪŋ ɡlæs| — A mirror.
lookout |ˈlʊkaʊt| — a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
loom |luːm| — a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
looming |ˈluːmɪŋ| — Present participle of loom.
loon |luːn| — a worthless lazy fellow
looney |ˈluːnɪ| — someone deranged and possibly dangerous
loony |ˈluːnɪ| — someone deranged and possibly dangerous
loony-bin |ˈluːnɪbɪn| — (slang) lunatic asylum
loop |luːp| — fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
loop-line |ˈluːp laɪn| — a railway branch line that branches from the trunk line and then rejoins it later on
loophole |ˈluːphəʊl| — an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
looping |ˈluːpɪŋ| — (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained
loopy |ˈluːpɪ| — informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
loose |luːs| — grant freedom to; free from confinement
loose-leaf |ˈluːs liːf| — Consisting of loose leaves (pages), often collected in a binder, rather than being bound like a book or stapled.
loosely |ˈluːslɪ| — in a relaxed manner; not rigid
loosen |ˈluːsn| — make loose or looser
loosen up |ˈluːsən ʌp| — cause to become unblocked
loosener |ˈluːsnə| — Something that loosens
looseness |luːs| — frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
loosening |ˈluːsənɪŋ| — an occurrence of control or strength weakening
loosestrife |ˈluːsˌstraɪf| — any of numerous herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lythrum
loot |luːt| — goods or money obtained illegally
looter |ˈluːtər| — someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
looting |ˈluːtɪŋ| — plundering during riots or in wartime
lop |lɑːp| — cut off from a whole
lop-eared |ˈlɒp ɪəd| — having bent or drooping ears
lope |ləʊp| — a slow pace of running
lopped |ˈlɑːpt| — simple past tense and past participle of lop
loppings |ˈlɒpɪŋz| — plural form of lopping
loppy |ˈlɑːpiː| — Somewhat lop; inclined to lop.
lopsided |ˌlɑːpˈsaɪdɪd| — having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other
loquacious |ləˈkweɪʃəs| — full of trivial conversation
loquacity |ləˈkwæsətɪ| — the quality of being wordy and talkative
lord |lɔːrd| — terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
lordliness |ˈlɔːrdlɪnəs| — formality in bearing and appearance
lordly |ˈlɔːrdlɪ| — of or befitting a lord
lordship |ˈlɔːrdʃɪp| — a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge
lore |lɔːr| — knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
lorgnette |lɔːrˈnjet| — eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
loricate |ˈlɔːrəˌkeɪt| — (microbiology) Possessing an enclosing shell or test.
lorikeet |ˈlɔːrəkiːt| — any of various small lories
lorn |lɔːrn| — (archaic) abandoned, lonely, forlorn
lorry |ˈlɔːrɪ| — a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides
lory |ˈlɔːrɪ| — small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits
lose |luːz| — fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
loser |ˈluːzər| — a contestant who loses the contest
losing |ˈluːzɪŋ| — That loses or lose, or has or have lost.
loss |lɔːs| — something that is lost
loss-leader |ˈlɒs liːdər| — (marketing) An item that is sold at or below cost in an effort to stimulate other profitable sales.
losses |ˈlɒsəz| — something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
lost |lɔːst| — people who are destined to die soon
lot |lɑːt| — (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
lota |ˈləʊtə| — a globular water bottle used in Asia
lotah |ˈləʊtɑː| — Alternative spelling of lota. (Indian water-pot)
loth |ləʊθ| — unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
Lothario |ləˈθerɪəʊ| — a successful womanizer; a man who behaves selfishly in his sexual relationships with women
lotion |ˈləʊʃn| — any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
lotos |ˈləʊtəs| — (botany) Dated form of lotus.
lots |ˈlɑːts| — a large number or amount
lottery |ˈlɑːtərɪ| — something that is regarded as a chance event
lotto |ˈlɑːtəʊ| — a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards
lotus |ˈləʊtəs| — native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
lotus-eater |ˈləʊtəs iːtər| — someone indifferent to the busy world
louche |luːʃ| — disreputable and dissolute, somewhat agreeably
loud |laʊd| — tastelessly showy
loud-hailer |laʊd ˈheɪlər| — a portable loudspeaker with built-in microphone and amplifier
loud-voiced — having an unusually loud voice
loudly |ˈlaʊdlɪ| — with relatively high volume
loudmouth |ˈlaʊdmaʊθ| — a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly
loudmouthed |ˈlaʊdˌmæʊðd| — Tending to loud, indiscreet, especially bragging, speech.
loudness |ˈlaʊdnəs| — the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
loudspeaker |ˌlaʊdˈspiːkər| — electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
lough |lɑːk| — a long narrow (nearly landlocked) cove in Ireland
lounge |laʊndʒ| — an upholstered seat for more than one person
lounger |ˈlaʊndʒər| — someone who wastes time
lounging |ˈlaʊndʒɪŋ| — Present participle of lounge.
loungingly — So as to lounge; in a lazy or relaxing way.
loupe |ˈluːp| — small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists
lour |ˈlaʊr| — set lower
louringly |ˈlaʊərɪŋlɪ| — frowningly; sullenly
louse |laʊs| — wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
louse up |ˈlaʊs ʌp| — make a mess of, destroy or ruin
lousiness |ˈlaʊzɪnəs| — infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
lousy |ˈlaʊzɪ| — very bad
lout |laʊt| — an awkward stupid person
loutish |ˈlaʊtɪʃ| — ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
louver |ˈluːvər| — one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
louvers |ˈluːvərz| — plural form of louver
louvre |ˈluːvər| — an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
louvres |ˈluːvəz| — plural form of louvre
lovable |ˈlʌvəbl| — having characteristics that attract love or affection
love |lʌv| — a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
love-affair |ˈləv əˌfe(ə)r| — An affair; an adulterous relationship. Used colloquially to distinguish which type of affair, leaving less room for doubt.
love-apple |ˈlʌvˌæpl| — (informal) A tomato.
love-bird |ˈlʌvbɜːd| — Alternative spelling of lovebird.
love-child |ˈlʌvtʃaɪld| — (euphemistic) A child born as a result of a romantic liaison between parents not married to one another; an illegitimate child.
love-in |ˈləv ˌɪn| — a social gathering to promote love and feelings of well-being
love-in-a-mist |ˌləvənəˈmɪst| — tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed
love-in-idleness |ˈlʌvɪnˈaɪdlnɪs| — a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
love-letter |ˈlʌv letər| — A letter written about the author's love for the intended reader.
love-lies-bleeding |ˈlʌvˌlaɪzˈbliːdɪŋ| — young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
love-making |ˈmeɪkɪŋ| — Alternative spelling of lovemaking.
love-potion |ˈlʌv pəʊʃən| — a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
love-seat |ˈlʌv siːt| — A small sofa for two people, British: two-seater settee.
lovebird |ˈlʌvbɜːrd| — small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
lovechild — A child born to parents who aren't married to one another.
loved |ˈlʌvd| — held dear
Lovelace |ˈləvˌles| — English poet (1618-1857)
loveless |ˈlʌvləs| — without love
loveliness |ˈlʌvlɪnəs| — the quality of being good looking and attractive
lovelock |ˈlʌvˌlɑːk| — A surname.
lovelorn |ˈlʌvlɔːrn| — unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love
lovely |ˈlʌvlɪ| — a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
lover |ˈlʌvər| — a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
loveseat — small sofa that seats two people
lovesick |ˈlʌvsɪk| — languishing because of love
loveworthy |ˈlʌvˌwɜːðɪ| — lovable, worthy or deserving of love.
loving |ˈlʌvɪŋ| — feeling or showing love and affection
loving-cup |ˈlʌvɪŋ kʌp| — A large cup with two or more handles, passed around for all to drink from; a ceremonial version of such a cup awarded as a trophy.
lovingly |ˈlʌvɪŋlɪ| — with fondness; with love
low |ləʊ| — an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
low-born |ˈləʊˈbɔːn| — Born of humble parentage.
low-bred |ˈləʊˈbred| — (dated) ill-mannered and vulgar; impolite.
low-cost |ˌləʊ ˈkɔːst| — that you have the financial means for
low-density — having low relative density or specific gravity
low-down |ˈləʊdaʊn| — slang terms for inside information
low-end |ˈləʊend| — Cheap or inexpensive; low-quality.
low-grade |ɡreɪd| — of inferior quality
low-key |ləʊˈkiː| — restrained in style or quality
low-level |ˌləʊˈlev(ə)l| — not intense
low-lying |ˌləʊˈlaɪɪŋ| — having a small elevation above the ground or horizon or sea level
low-minded |ˈləʊˈmɪndɪd| — Having coarse, unrefined, vulgar demeanor.
low-necked |ˈləʊˈnekt| — (of a garment) having a low-cut neckline
low-pitched |ləʊ ˈpɪtʃt| — set at a low angle or slant
low-powered |ˈləʊˈpaʊəd| — having little power to do work
low-pressure |ˈləʊˈpreʃər| — not forceful
low-rise |ˌləʊˈraɪz| — used of buildings of one or only a few stories and usually no elevator; low
low-spirited |ləʊ ˈspɪrɪtɪd| — filled with melancholy and despondency
low-spiritedness |ˈlɒˈspɪrətədnəs| — a feeling of low spirits
low-tech |ˌləʊˈtek| — not involving high technology
lowborn |ləʊˈbɔːn| — of humble birth or origins
lowboy |ˈləʊˌbɔɪ| — a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs
lowbred |ləʊˈbred| — (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
lowbrow |ˈləʊbraʊ| — a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
lowbrowed |ˈləʊbraʊd| — characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes
lowdown |ˈləʊdaʊn| — The story or truth; the scoop or dirt.
lower |ˈləʊər| — the lower of two berths
lower-class — occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
lowered |ˈlaʊəd| — below the surround or below the normal position
lowering |ˈlaʊərɪŋ| — the act of causing to become less
lowermost |ˈləʊəməʊst| — farthest down
lowland |ˈləʊlənd| — low level country
lowliness |ˈləʊlɪnəs| — the state of being humble and unimportant
lowly |ˈləʊlɪ| — low or inferior in station or quality
loyal |ˈlɔɪəl| — unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
loyalist |ˈlɔɪəlɪst| — a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
loyally |ˈlɔɪəlɪ| — with loyalty; in a loyal manner
loyalty |ˈlɔɪəltɪ| — the quality of being loyal
lozenge |ˈlɑːzɪndʒ| — a small aromatic or medicated candy