lingering

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lingering

  1. present participle of linger

Noun[edit]

lingering ‎(plural lingerings)

  1. An act of lingering 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.
    • Washington Irving
      The lingerings of decent pride were visible in her appearance. Her dress, though humble in the extreme, was scrupulously clean.

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