That what-did-he-know question may linger as the investigations mount.
And yet McCarthy knows that the spotlight will linger only briefly on the issue that brought her to Congress.
When asked to discuss Karl Rove's memoir, the temptation is to linger on its title.
Breivik exits the room, slowly, as if he had wanted to linger on in the free world.
Magnum wants visitors to look, linger, buy and eventually perhaps even sip Champagne.
linger not in the thoughts of the past, Poppa; it is irrevocable.
But it was not for long that Gloria was allowed to linger even in her own house.
To linger over this strange method of feeding is superfluous after what I have said about the Anthrax.
But I cannot linger upon this at present, tempting although it be.
It is pleasant to linger under these arches and deliver oneself to the pleasures of epigraphy.
c.1300, lenger "reside, dwell," northern England frequentative of lengen "to tarry," from Old English lengan "prolong, lengthen," from Proto-Germanic *langjan "to make long" (cf. Old Frisian lendza, Old High German lengan, Dutch lengen "to lengthen"), source of Old English lang (see long (adj.)). Sense of "delay going, depart slowly and unwillingly" is from 1520s. Related: Lingered; lingering.