HyperDic: loaf

English > 4 senses of the word loaf:
NOUNfoodloaf, loaf of breada shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
foodloafa quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
VERBstativeloaf, bum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge aboutbe lazy or idle
stativeloaf, loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundbe about
loaf > pronunciation
Soundslow'f
Rhymesmeatloaf
English > loaf: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating.
Synonymloaf of bread
PartsheelOne of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
NarrowerFrench loafA loaf of French bread
meat loaf, meatloafA baked loaf of ground meat
Broaderbread, breadstuff, staff of lifeFood made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
Spanishbarra de pan, barra, pan
Catalanbarra de pa, barra
English > loaf: 4 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape.
Examples
  • "meat loaf"
  • "sugar loaf"
  • "a loaf of cheese"
Narrowerhasletheart and liver and other edible viscera especially of hogs
headcheesesausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
lunch meat, luncheon meatAny of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold
pound cakeRich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour
scrapplescraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
sugarloaf, sugar loaf, loaf sugarA large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
Broaderfood, solid foodAny solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
Spanishmollera
English > loaf: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe lazy or idle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsbum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about
Broaderidle, laze, slug, stagnateBe idle
Spanishharaganear
Nounsloaferperson who does no work
English > loaf: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
Narrowerprowl, lurchloiter about, with no apparent aim
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishacechar, dar vueltas, demorarse, entretenerse, holgazanear, merodear, perder el tiempo, permanecer, pulular, quedarse, vagar
Catalandemorar-se, dropejar, entretenir-se, gandulejar, pul·lular, voltar

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