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Definition of loiter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they loiter
    he / she / it loiters
    past simple loitered
    -ing form loitering
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  1. 1to stand or wait somewhere especially with no obvious reason synonym hang around (…)
  2. 2 Teenagers were loitering in the street.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: loiter