What are the hypernyms for linger?

Hypernyms for linger

go away waver stay move waffle leave be persist go forth hesitate remain

Definitions for linger

  • verb - leave slowly and hesitantly
  • verb - take one's time; proceed slowly
  • verb - be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
  • verb - move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner"
  • verb - remain present although waning or gradually dying; "Her perfume lingered on"
  • Pronounciation of linger

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    Synonyms for linger

    loiter loaf lurk lounge lallygag mill about tarry footle hang around mill around dawdle lollygag mess about hover

    Antonyms for linger


    Holonyms for linger

    No holonyms found for linger.

    Hyponyms for linger

    prowl lurch

    Meronyms for linger

    No meronyms found for linger.

    Sounds like linger

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