Definition of "lurks" []

  • 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)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lurk. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lurks" in a sentence
  • "The room of the title lurks at the heart of a mysterious space station built by an unknown intelligence; those unfortunate enough to venture into it disappear, die, or both."
  • "I am left wondering if heroin lurks in his future."
  • "But where the potential for urban decay really lurks is in the current plan to download welfare and welfare-related costs to municipalities."