lingering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From linger +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lingering (plural lingerings)

  1. gerund of linger: an act of loitering or waiting.
    • 2000, David S. Reynolds, A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman (page 73)
      But through this insistent rhythm and rhyme, there are only questions and parenthetical pauses, interruptions and lingerings.
  2. That which lingers; a remnant.

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Verb[edit]

lingering

  1. present participle of linger