loaf loaf  /ˈloʊf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
  2. (n) a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
  3. (v) be lazy or idle
  4. (v) be about

Usage(s):

  1. Congress, which had hoped and planned for a lazy, two-months' loaf, will have just about half that.
  2. Then there are the workaday renovations: the store-bought zest that transforms the meat loaf, the iced tea in a bottle you can take on the run.
  3. Then, although the women do not regard such ceremonies as Eucharists, they passed a loaf of French bread and two pottery mugs of wine.

News

  1. High School Rodeo State Finals - June 13, 2013

    UHSRA State Finals Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Heber, Utah. You Caption Cal: Which caption is best for this cartoon? "At least the fish like my wife's meat loaf."
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Standard-Examiner

  2. Meals on Wheels menu for the week of June 17

    Monday: Meat-loaf burger, potato salad, mix vegetables and apple sauce. Posted in Briefs on Friday, June 14, 2013 6:36 pm.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

  3. 1 Dead In Shooting Outside Boise City Store, Suspect On Run

    It happened at the Loaf 'N Jug Wednesday afternoon when investigators say two men traveling together stopped for gas. While inside the store, one man fatally shot the other.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KWTV News9

Quotes

  1. "No more we'll-get-around-to-it-next-time," Edwards said. "No more taking half a loaf. No more tomorrow. For the men and women who are leaving this country to serve in Iraq, there is no tomorrow."
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: John Edwards Source: FOXNews

  2. The bill "is very, very heavily tilted to Wall Street and not to Main Street. ...... It's the little guy who's not being taken care of," said Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa. "This is not half a loaf, this is a crumb."
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: Seattle Times

  3. "They know what to do, but they have to build habits," Williams said. "In high school they were so much quicker and athletic and they could loaf a little defensively. At this level they are playing guys just as quick. They have to keep...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Roy Williams Source: SI.com

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