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synonyms for lingerer

  • dawdler
  • dilly-dallier
  • idler
  • lag
  • lagger
  • loafer
  • loiterer
  • lounger
  • poke
  • procrastinator
  • slowpoke
  • straggler
  • slow starter
  • tarrier
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How to use lingerer in a sentence

When that effect did not seem sufficiently deep, he called here and there upon a lingerer for applause.
PHOEBE, JUNIORMRS [MARGARET] OLIPHANT
The lingerer at the gate drew a long breath and entered the garden.
IN SUNNY SPAIN WITH PILARICA AND RAFAELKATHARINE LEE BATES
At length the last lingerer arrived, and then began a feast of the most extraordinary kind.
UNGAVAR.M. BALLANTYNE
From pursuing this policy he received the surname of Cunctator, or the Lingerer.
A SMALLER HISTORY OF ROMEWILLIAM SMITH AND EUGENE LAWRENCE
It has been the most defiant runaway, and the meekest lingerer.
THE COLOUR OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LINGERER

  • dallier
  • dawdler
  • do-nothing
  • idler
  • lagger
  • lingerer
  • loafer
  • loiterer
  • lounger
  • poke
  • slowpoke
  • straggler
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.