loiter away

loiter away
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  • loiter away — transitive verb also loiter out : to spend (time) in an idle aimless way : fritter away loitered away the whole afternoon …   Useful english dictionary

  • loiter — loiterer, n. loiteringly, adv. /loy teuhr/, v.i. 1. to linger aimlessly or as if aimless in or about a place: to loiter around the bus terminal. 2. to move in a slow, idle manner, making purposeless stops in the course of a trip, journey, errand …   Universalium

  • loiter — loi•ter [[t]ˈlɔɪ tər[/t]] v. i. 1) to linger aimlessly or as if aimlessly in or about a place 2) to move in a slow, idle manner 3) to waste time or dawdle over work 4) to pass (time) in an idle or aimless manner (usu. fol. by away): to loiter… …   From formal English to slang

  • loiter out — transitive verb see loiter away …   Useful english dictionary

  • loiter — [loit′ər] vi. [ME loitren < MDu loteren (Du leuteren, to dawdle), akin to OE loddere, beggar < IE base * (s)leu , to hang loosely > SLEET, SLUR] 1. to linger in an aimless way; spend time idly: often with about 2. to walk or move slowly… …   English World dictionary

  • loiter — [v] hang around; stroll amble, dabble, dally*, dawdle, delay, diddle, drag, flag, fritter away, get no place fast*, halt, hover, idle, lag, linger, loaf, loll, lounge, pass time, pause, poke, procrastinate, put off, ramble, saunter, shamble,… …   New thesaurus

  • loiter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. linger, poke, dawdle, lag. See slowness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. linger, linger idly, dawdle, dally, idle, lag, saunter, stroll, delay, shuffle, waste time, putter, procrastinate, traipse, shamble …   English dictionary for students

  • loiter — verb 1) he loitered at bus stops Syn: linger, wait, skulk; loaf, lounge, idle, laze, waste time, lollygag; informal hang around; archaic tarry 2) they loitered along the river bank Syn: dawdle, dally …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • loiter — v. 1 intr. hang about; linger idly. 2 intr. travel indolently and with long pauses. 3 tr. (foll. by away) pass (time etc.) in loitering. Phrases and idioms: loiter with intent hang about in order to commit a felony. Derivatives: loiterer n.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loiter — v 1. linger, tarry, stay, wait, remain, Sl. hang around, Sl. stick around; continue, persist, stay on, endure, abide, persevere, hang on. 2. loll, idle, Inf. lallygag, lounge, poke, dally, dillydally; slouch, loaf, vegetate, waste time, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dawdle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. idle, loiter, loaf, waste or kill time, goldbrick (inf.), goof off (sl.). See inactivity, slowness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. loaf, idle, lounge; see loiter . See Synonym Study at loiter . III (Roget …   English dictionary for students

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