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Definition of loiter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    loiter

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈlɔɪt̮ər//
     
    [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.
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