1. [ verb ] be about
Synonyms: hang_around linger loiter lurk mill_about mess_about loaf lollygag lallygag footle mill_around lounge

"The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square" "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

Related terms: be prowl loiterer
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16708
3. [ adjective ] having the characteristics of pitch or tar
Synonyms: resiny resinous pitchy
Related terms: adhesive
4. [ verb ] leave slowly and hesitantly
Synonyms: linger dally
Related terms: leave tarrying
Similar spelling:   Tarr