laze away

laze

[leyz]
verb (used without object), lazed, lazing.
1.
to idle or lounge lazily (often followed by around ): I was too tired to do anything but laze around this weekend.
verb (used with object), lazed, lazing.
2.
to pass (time, life, etc.) lazily (usually followed by away ).
noun
3.
a period of ease or indolence: a quiet laze in the hammock.

Origin:
1585–95; back formation from lazy

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laze (leɪz)
 
vb (often foll by away)
1.  (intr) to be indolent or lazy
2.  to spend (time) in indolence
 
n
3.  the act or an instance of idling
 
[C16: back formation from lazy]

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laze
1590s, back formation from lazy. Related: Lazing.
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