loiter
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈlɔɪtə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɔɪtɚ/, [ˈlɔjɾɚ]
Verb

loiter (loiters, present participle loitering; past and past participle loitered)

  1. To stand about without any aim or purpose; to stand about idly
    Synonyms: lepak (Malaysia, Singapore), linger, hang around
    For some reason, they discourage loitering outside the store, but encourage it inside.
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