What does the word lingering mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Protracted; slow.

Usage examples for lingering

  1. Besides, he had some very small and lingering doubt as to the result, and was willing to wait for it. – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  2. Because, if any doubt is still lingering in our minds, a few commonplace instances will satisfy us of the truth of what I am saying. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  3. " One long, last, lingering look behind"- one last upward glance at Lady Helena's windows. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming