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linger

werkwoord

1 linger

Remain present although waning or gradually dying.

Nederlands: aanslepen, treuzelen



2 linger

Be about.

synoniemen: footle, hang around, lallygag, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, mess about, mill about ... meer laten zien.

Roget 275: move slowly etc. adv.; creep, crawl, lag, slug, drawl, linger, loiter, saunter; plod, trudge, stump along, ... meer laten zien

Roget 133: be late etc. adj.; tarry, wait, stay, bide, take time; dawdle etc. (be inactive) 683; linger, loiter; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: afwachten, lanterfanten, rondhangen, talmen, treuzelen, voortslepen

3 linger

Leave slowly and hesitantly.

synoniem: tarry.

4 linger

Take one's time; proceed slowly.

synoniem: dawdle.

Nederlands: beiden, dralen, dreutelen, lijmen, lijntrekken, neutelen, talmen, teuten, treuzelen, tutten

5 linger

Move to and fro:
— The shy student lingered in the corner.

synoniem: hover.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abide, amble, await, bide, bide the issue, carry on, cease not, continue, crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, delay, diddle, dillydally, dither, doodle, drag, drag along, drag on ... meer laten zien.

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