HyperDic: lurk

English > 3 senses of the word lurk:
VERBstativelurk, skulklie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
stativelurk, loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, mill about, mill aroundbe about
competitionlurk, ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, ambuscade, lie in waitwait in hiding to attack
lurk > pronunciation
Soundsler'k
Rhymesartwork ... work: 53 rhymes with erk...
English > lurk: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaninglie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymskulk
Broaderhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered
Spanishacechar, esconderse
Catalanamagar-se, estar amagat
Nounslurkersomeone waiting in concealment
English > lurk: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, 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
English > lurk: 3 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningwait in hiding to attack.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, ambuscade, lie in wait
BroaderwaitStay in one place and anticipate or expect something
Spanishemboscar, esconderse
Catalanamagar-se, estar amagat
Nounslurkersomeone waiting in concealment

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