Holidays often involve major cash expenditures and large, lingering meals that double as family reunions.
Still, there remains to varying degrees a lingering sense of dissatisfaction about his fate.
There is a lingering disconnect between the reality of grief and the human perception of it.
But most people I talk to are generally on my half of this parking lot--not as antsy as I am, but not into lingering.
The smell of blood was heavy in her nostrils… or was that her nightmare, lingering?
One evening Guy had been lingering for some time in the Bellasys' box at the Opera.
On her trembling fingers then he pressed a burning, lingering kiss.
Even his later lyric poems, where we might look for lingering tokens of its presence, reveal nothing of the sort.
Even when it had passed, a lingering melody seemed to fill the deck.
It was not very singular that Elsie should be lingering in her old haunts, from which the change of season must soon drive her.
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.