Meaning of loaf


Pronunciation: (lōf), [key]
— pl. loaves
  1. a portion of bread or cake baked in a mass, usually oblong with a rounded top.
  2. a shaped or molded mass of food, as of sugar or chopped meat: a veal loaf.
  3. Use your loaf.
    1. the rounded head of a cabbage, lettuce, etc.
    2. Slang (older use). head or brains:Use your loaf.


Pronunciation: (lōf), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to idle away time: He figured the mall was as good a place as any for loafing.
  2. to lounge or saunter lazily and idly: We loafed for hours along the water's edge.
  1. to pass idly (usually fol. by away): to loaf one's life away.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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