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We found 33 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word linger:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. linger: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. linger: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. linger: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. linger: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. linger: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. linger: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Linger, linger: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. linger: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Linger, linger: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. linger: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. linger: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. linger: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Linger, linger: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. linger: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. linger: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. linger: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Linger (Prudence Liew album), Linger (song), Linger: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Linger: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. linger: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. linger: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. linger: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. linger: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. linger: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. linger: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. linger: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. Linger, linger: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. linger: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. linger: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. linger: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. linger: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. linger: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (linger)

verb:  take one's time; proceed slowly
verb:  remain present although waning or gradually dying ("Her perfume lingered on")
verb:  be about
verb:  move to and fro ("The shy student lingered in the corner")
verb:  leave slowly and hesitantly
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16857)

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Words similar to linger:   dally, dawdle, footle, hover, lallygag, lingered, lingerer, lingering, lingeringly, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, tarry, bide, hang around, lag, mess about, mill about, more...

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