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Definition of Linger


  1. To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait long; to be slow or reluctant in parting or moving; to be slow in deciding; to be in suspense; to hesitate.
  2. To protract; to draw out.
  3. To spend or pass in a lingering manner; -- with out; as, to linger out one's days on a sick bed.
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Linger Translations

linger in French is se prolonger
linger in German is sich hinziehen, verweilen
linger in Latin is commoror, demoror
linger in Spanish is demorarse