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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To stay around as though not wanting to leave.

Usage examples (39)
  • linger awhile and visit with me as I clean up the kitchen.
  • And letting negative charges linger is always bad.
  • It was more stressful than fun so I'll take my time and let some titles linger on a bit for those slow times that usually come afterwards.
  • I linger, which is also why I never have ths time ... for more
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