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Definition of "lingering" []

  • Present participle of linger. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lingering" in a sentence
  • "He leaves the phrase lingering there as I ponder it."
  • "“Oh, well, a lingering disease,” Charmian said, placing the emphasis on the word lingering, as though she meant it was Thea who lingered, not the disease."
  • "Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, said his group is working diligently on what he described as a lingering threat to the international community."