lingerer


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Synonyms for lingerer

someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place

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"Sound is language's flesh," Bernstein reminds us (zi), and here Loy enlivens the poem by becoming the "Singer" and the final "lingerer" in conjunction with the bird and the flower.
The promise, written and believed in by the one, realized and rejoiced in by the other was a dear something in common, though one had in the mean while removed to heaven and the other was still a lingerer on the earth.
Dead Man Walking (1995): Sparks fly between prison-visiting nun Susan Sarandon and Death Row lingerer Sean Penn
I might have been tempted to fix a little springboard under the turf, to give the lingerer a sudden shunt, but I have never gotten around to it, as with so many house improvements recommended to my wandering attention.
It is as well the lingerer arranging the next scene.
Terrified, shrieking women, helpless old and young, people intent on their own safety, people unselfishly supporting invalids or waiting for them, fugitives and lingerers alike--all heightened the confusion."
If the current American poetry world divides into "barrelers" and "lingerers," as poet and critic Dan Chiasson has put it, then Chana Bloch's Swimming in the Rain: New and Selected Poems, 1980-2015, places her among the fine lingerers.
Carpenters with gleaming thuja wood boxes in every shape and size, stare trance-like into the middle distance until they catch casual glances and convince lingerers to drink in the sweet tang of the wood.
Jan Gehl, a genial Danish architect, took to counting pedestrians and lingerers on Copenhagen's streets, asking simple questions about what public space is for.