Definition of Lingers:
Synonyms of Lingers:
● Goof off
● Put off
● Be long
● Be tardy
● Hang out
Opposite/Antonyms of Lingers:
● Carry on
● Go ahead
Sentence/Example of Lingers:
How swift your flight, O lovely hours serene!No other pleasure here below endures,Or lingers with us long, save hope alone.
For cure of heart-ache, he suggested the pleasantness of garden nooks, and the repose that lingers about a dew-sprinkled lawn.
That luminous glare which sometimes lingers after the stars go out, threw a trembling, nebulous radiance over sand and cove.
His rugged virtues are celebrated in verse, and tradition lingers about his haunts.
The old songs have many subjects of that kind, whose memory lingers, although the penalty for desertion is now less severe.
He foams at the mouth as a dog in hydrophobia; he lingers five or six minutes and then—goes West.
It still, however, lingers to a limited extent in Art, and it will always be the many-coloured radiancy which colours Poetry.
They believed that the spirit lingers in the body until sun-down.
The splendid life of the Mississippi steamboat is fading, but here the glow lingers, the twilight at the close of a fervid day.
How contemplatively she lingers upon each detail of attire—with what keen penetration she takes in the general effect at a sweep!