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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lasting for a long time.

Usage examples (36)
  • But winter lingering chills the lap of May.
  • Maroon walls, pictures of landscapes, some odor lingering from the kitchen.
  • I have a wee bit of prissiness still lingering from a childhood of parochial schooling.
  • The hot evening cicada call lingering in the ear, then gone: for more
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