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Definition of "loitering" []

  • Present participle of loiter. (verb)
  • The action of the verb loiter (noun)

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Use "loitering" in a sentence
  • "Meantime I spent all my available time in loitering around newspaper offices and picking up such stray bits of gossip as were offered."
  • "After dinner an hour – which the doctor called a digestive hour – was spent in loitering about and then the studies were resumed."
  • "One day he called the loitering school-boy to his chair; there was an unbroken, and to the de - linquent, an awful silence in the room; every eye was fixed upon him, every ear was attentive; all was solemn expectation in the youthful assembly."
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