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loaf 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/lōf/,
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loafs, plural; loaves, plural;
  1. Idle one's time away, typically by aimless wandering or loitering
    • - don't let him see you loafing around with your hands in your pockets
Noun
  1. Bread that is shaped and baked in one piece and usually sliced before being eaten
    • - a loaf of bread
    • - two loaves in the oven
  2. Food formed into a usu. oblong shape, and often sliced into portions


  1. bum: be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
  2. loaf of bread: a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
  3. a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
  4. loiter: be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
  5. A loaf is a shaped, usually rounded or oblong, mass of food. It may refer to a bread, or meatloaf.
  6. Loaf is the first live album release by the jam band moe. Recorded live at The Wetlands Preserve in New York City, New York on November 24 and 25 1995. 2,000 copies were released. It is out of print.
  7. (Loaves) Bread is a staple food prepared by cooking a dough of flour and water and frequently additional ingredients. Doughs are usually baked, but in some cuisines breads are steamed, fried, or baked on an unoiled skillet. It may be leavened or unleavened. ...
  8. A block of bread after baking; Any solid block of food, such as meat; Shortened from "loaf of bread", the brain or the head (mainly in the phrase use one's loaf); A solid block of soap, from which standard bars are cut; To do nothing, to be idle; To headbutt, (from loaf of bread)
  9. (Loaves) To dream of loaves of bread, denotes frugality. If they be of cake, the dreamer has cause to rejoice over his good fortune, as love and wealth will wait obsequiously upon you. Broken loaves, bring discontent and bickerings between those who love. ...
  10. (Loaves) Square or rectangular clay assemblies; sometimes sliced from the top as in Mokume Gane
  11. The word "loafer" comes from the German word for "land-runner," i.e., "one who wanders around the countryside." Loaf, as a verb, is a back-formation from "loafer," and ought to be used to described someone who travels around aimlessly. See: BUM, SAUNTER, SCAMP.
  12. Rhyming Slang for 'head'. e.g.. "don't be stupid, use yer loaf !".
  13. he act, by an animal, of resting or stopping at a particular spot (e.g., Gulls loaf on the runway).
  14. What other people would call a node in a tree. A block of data that Contains Crums, the basic little data blobs in enfilades. See EnfiladeTheory?.
  15. 1. the head, pertaining to intelligence: e.g., If he used his loaf more often, he wouldn't get into so much strife! 2. an easy, secure, cushy job, position, career.
  16. A term for a poured silver bar, that has a shape similar to a loaf of bread (it has a very rounded look to it).
  17. To do nothing ("He just loafs around")
  18. Term for the Bay Window Bus