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Today, his berths are full and four of the ships loitering in San Pedro Bay are impatient for a spot.

Wood said in a later interview that he wished he could have told that man about all the times he’d felt profiled by police — beginning when an officer warned him as a middle-schooler about loitering as he played basketball.

On another night, that bunch of teens loitering on a street corner was our pod analyzing the use of public space with a fellow parent, an urban planner.

It was within an hour of midnight, and the weather being dark and piercing cold, he had no great temptation to loiter.

We may not loiter along the Nithdale road, rich as it is in traditions and relics of the past.

I believe that is why Jim has a definite camping place in mind for each day and doesnt let us loiter much along the way.

Much depends, however, whether the object of the cruise is to loiter about and fish, or to sail and cover the ground.

Paul, the owner, would loiter in the rear, but was always on hand when we halted for meals.


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On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loiter, such as: amble, dawdle, linger, loll, lounge, and ramble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.