loiter

Part of speech: verb

To linger idly; lag.

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Usage examples "loiter":

  1. " Who are you who loiter here, and for what purpose do you lurk? - "Kai Lung's Golden Hours", Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc.
  2. When I reached the ancient capital of the world, I possessed only seven paoli, and consequently I did not loiter about. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  3. For a couple of hours did he loiter irresolutely, ever hoping that chance might help him. - "Will Warburton", George Gissing.