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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOITERING

If the Father found her loitering there he would reprimand her.

There could be no loitering; quick work was necessary, or a spoiled wheel was the result.

As the boy was rather given to loitering, I went to the window.

At times, he saw her from the distance, leaning over and loitering.

Then he lingered there, loitering about and not knowing what to say.

Jason, loitering on the grass of Gov-Park, noted the smile and the perspiration.

Mr Powell loitering about the skylight wanted his captain off the deck now.

Mr. Powell loitering about the skylight wanted his captain off the deck now.

A figure was loitering the other side of the street when she reached home.

Well, it's loitering in a gambling resort and playing the handbook.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., verbal noun from loiter.

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