1. lingering

noun. ['ˈlɪŋgɝɪŋ, ˈlɪŋgrɪŋ'] the act of tarrying.


  • tarriance
  • delay


  • rush
  • accelerate

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Rhymes with Lingering

  • acquiring
  • adhering
  • admiring
  • adoring
  • airing
  • alluring
  • appearing
  • aspiring
  • assuring
  • auctioneering
  • barring
  • careering
  • caring
  • chairing
  • charring
  • cheering
  • childbearing
  • comparing
  • conspiring
  • covering

Sentences with lingering

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Dip a clean cloth into the mixture and blot the stain repeatedly until all lingering greasiness is removed.

2. Adjective
Let the wool dry and repeat the cleaning steps if necessary to remove any lingering paint.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Blot the lingering stains with a cloth damp with cold water.

Quotes about lingering

1. It is suicide to be abroad. But what it is to be at home, ... what it is to be at home? A lingering dissolution.
- Samuel Beckett, All That Fall and Other Plays for Radio and Screen. by Samuel Beckett