Synonyms of loiter in English:


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1‘he loitered in the parking lot’

linger, potter, wait, skulk
loaf, lounge, idle, laze, waste time, kill time, while away time
informal hang around, hang round, hang about
British informal mooch about, mooch around
archaic, literary tarry

2‘the weather had tempted them out to loiter along the river bank’

dawdle, dally, stroll, saunter, loll, go slowly, take one's time, go at a snail's pace, move at a snail's pace, drag one's feet, delay
informal dilly-dally, mosey
British informal mooch