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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Loll
  1. To act lazily or indolently; to recline; to lean; to throw one's self down; to lie at ease; as, to loll around the house on a lazy summer day."Void of care, he lolls supine in state." [Dryden.]
  2. To hand extended from the mouth, as the tongue of an ox or a log when heated with labor or exertion."The triple porter of the Stygian seat, With lolling tongue, lay fawning at thy feet." [Dryden.]
  3. To let the tongue hang from the mouth, as an ox, dog, or other animal, when heated by labor; as, the ox stood lolling in the furrow.

Etymology: Cf. Icel. lolla to act lazily, loll lolla, laziness, OD. lollen to sit over the fire, and E. lull. Cf. Lill Lull

verb Loll
To let hang from the mouth, as the tongue.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Be lazy or idle
  2. Hang loosely or laxly ("His tongue lolled")

From Middle English lollen (“to lounge idly, hang loosely”), lullen, of uncertain origin. Akin to Icelandic lolla (“to act lazily”), and Middle Dutch lullen, lollen (“to doze, mumble”) (See modern Dutch lol (“fun”)). See also lull.

loll was also found in the following language(s): Estonian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Loll

Sven was born on April 4th, 1964.


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Popularity of Loll as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loll U.S.
  White 90.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loll

People with the last name Loll are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Loll

  • How Popular is the name Loll? As a last name Loll was the 42,308th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Loll first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Loll is Thursday, January 2nd, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Loll? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Loll. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Loll: Your name in reverse order is Llol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loll? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 513 people with the last name Loll.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loll? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Loll as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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