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lollop

[lol-uh p] /ˈlɒl əp/
verb (used without object)
1.
British Dialect. to loll; lounge.
2.
to move forward with a bounding or leaping motion.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; extended variant of loll
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lollop

/ˈlɒləp/
verb (intransitive) (mainly Brit)
1.
to walk or run with a clumsy or relaxed bouncing movement
2.
a less common word for lounge
Word Origin
C18: probably from loll + -op as in gallop, to emphasize the contrast in meaning
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