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Their very posture—the way they loitered and leaned and lolled about—was insolent.

Dev Patel loitered around another corridor, waiting for his plugged-in phone to charge.

Wood is only 47, but death has lately loitered in the family circle.

Sometimes he loitered alone, from sunrise to sunset, in the dreary and rugged wilderness which surrounds the Escurial.

I loitered near him, till I saw him take up his garment and put both his arms into the sleeves to draw it over him.

Here a wood road led up, and we loitered along it, finding late violets and great clumps of red trilliums here and there.

As they loitered in a long shady lane Mrs. Owen made it possible for Sylvia to talk of herself.

The shorter of the two still loitered behind his companion, and inspected the ground with particular interest.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loitered, such as: traipse, ramble, linger, loll, lounge, and dawdle.

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