HyperDic: loiter

English > 1 sense of the word loiter:
VERBstativeloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundbe about
loiter > pronunciation
Soundsloy'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > loiter: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"
Synonymslounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
Narrowerprowl, lurchloiter about, with no apparent aim
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishacechar, dar vueltas, demorarse, entretenerse, holgazanear, merodear, perder el tiempo, permanecer, pulular, quedarse, vagar
Catalandemorar-se, dropejar, entretenir-se, gandulejar, pul·lular, voltar
Nounsloiterersomeone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place

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