What is another word for linger?

Need synonyms for linger? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
To stay in a place, typically for longer than necessary
“As one magical day follows another, the sun seems to linger longer over the yardarm.”
Verb
To be slow to disappear, complete or die
“We see these types of trials linger on for years as a method to win the case.”
Verb
To be slow to act
more ❯
“Do not linger in completing your exfoliation, as leaving any product on your skin too long can cause dryness and itching.”
Verb
To walk around in a given place
“Many fans would just linger around in the stadium for hours long after Elvis had left the building.”
Verb
To pause in indecision before doing something
more ❯
Verb
Smoulder or smolder
Verb
To remain in the air or on the surface of a liquid
Verb
Linger
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021