1 : to be slow in leaving : delay <We lingered
at the park.
A cult of health and beauty swept across Germany around the turn of the twentieth century and lingered
on well into the Weimar period.
NEW YORK - Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel Friday as traders took profits from recent record highs, but concerns lingered
that Hurricane Katrina might disrupt supplies of refined fuels from the Gulf Coast.
Even when the lights went down between numbers, hollers and hoots lingered
We thought she had vanished with all the other heroes and heroines of the Golden Age, but it appeared that she had lingered
on, living the sad, lonely life of a forgotten icon.
Our two policemen came--the old one with the missing eye and the young one who lingered
all day in the bakery, confusing the twin girls behind the counter but loving them both--and scared away the vultures from Hector's body.
Santucci and three colleagues, related a 1997 incident involving a single ICD patient who said his defibrillator was triggered inappropriately after he had lingered
for an extended period of time next to anti-theft equipment manufactured by Sensormatic Electronics Corporation.