Definition of "lurked" []

  • To move stealthily or be concealed, esp for evil purposes (verb)
  • To be present in an unobtrusive way; go unnoticed (verb)
  • To read messages posted on an electronic network without contributing messages oneself (verb)
  • A scheme or stratagem for success (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of lurk. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lurked" in a sentence
  • "But under this title lurked also the far stricter sects of the Bohemian and Moravian Brethren, who differed from the predominant church in more important particulars, and bore, in fact, a great resemblance to the German Protestants."
  • "Rebecca Yeastman was certainly not sensitive, or she would have realized earlier that behind almost every curtain lurked some such watcher, soft-footed, noiseless, wakeful."
  • "She was so little, so baby-plump and innocent and sweet, but the light in the eyes had been brutally quenched and an expression lurked there which made him want to murder Sister Agatha."