Definition Of loiters


stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose.

she saw Mary loitering near the cloakrooms

Example Of loiters

  • A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said the man, who lives in Little Horton, challenged the group of five or six youths he discovered loitering near his car.

  • Alabaster couples loitered along the garden path, handsome, whole and serene.

  • Be aware of youths loitering near vehicles or at traffic lights

  • Be especially aware of strangers loitering around ATMs this time of year.

  • During this hostile exchange, Nageku loitered near the buffet table and helped himself to some wine.

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