Definitions of linger:
  • verb:   take one's time; proceed slowly
  • verb:   remain present although waning or gradually dying
    Example: "Her perfume lingered on"
  • verb:   be about
  • verb:   move to and fro
    Example: "The shy student lingered in the corner"
  • verb:   leave slowly and hesitantly
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16857)

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