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


He loitered about in adjacent doorways, quite like a hired fellow.

Dim ghosts of men and women, most of them, who loitered at this hour in these streets.

Scarcely had they loitered through her lips, ere she was lost in slumber.

He loitered and whistled and hummed while the clerk phoned to the station.

I came here partly by accident, and have loitered from choice.

In this wise were my musings, as I loitered homeward and entered my quarters.

What should we gain, therefore, if we loitered in such company?

A girl sauntered past them as they loitered before their lockers.

The Earl, however, loitered, and did not once seem in haste to be gone.

For days he loitered in vain, the wonder of the Inns and its frequenters.