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Definitions for lingering
lin·ger·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tarriance, lingeringnoun

    the act of tarrying

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lingering

    of Linger

  2. Lingeringadjective

    delaying

  3. Lingeringadjective

    drawn out in time; remaining long; protracted; as, a lingering disease

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingering in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lingering in a Sentence

  1. David Lidington:

    I think (she) is doing a fantastic job, one thing that working closely with the prime minister does is cure you completely of any lingering shred of ambition to want to do that task.

  2. Nesrin Aykac:

    WINTERING. Wintering is yet to over, lingering with its beauties. the days are passing slowly, one more winter's covering our spirits, with its rains, clouds and winds. The heaves of reddened leaves everywhere, embraced the soil, with the unforgettable smells of dry leaves. The crown-like rainbows smile over the clouds oftenly... Who knows how many winters we will live more? nessryn.

  3. President Barack Obama on Friday:

    The fact that she has now been lingering in this limbo for longer than the five previous attorney general nominees combined makes no sense.

  4. Frederic Neumann:

    There are still lingering risks but the risks are probably manageable. Even though global growth is disappointing, businesses are more optimistic because they see moves towards structural reforms.

  5. PSB:

    I never realized Hope is a quantitative thing! Everyone tells us, all one needs is a little hope, yet no one said anything about being careful of lingering on that hope for too long.

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