They are lurking with only their most trusted confidantes in shadowy corners.
I never suspected a jazz singer might be lurking behind the meat suit, or inside the large plexiglass egg.
A great cast, Marilyn Monroe lurking in the shadows, and original music?
lurking not far beneath the prettiness lies the real Pagford—a dystopia that would take a wizard to set right.
As far as the authorities knew, he was lurking in the alleyways of France, not Germany.
I had a lurking doubt that he was rebuking me for my vanity.
And in the low bushes could be discerned the lurking, furtive, shadowy jackals.
Into his expression came a lurking, half-shy ghost of winsomeness.
And that lurking vanity of the inferior to lessen his own inferiority did the rest.
Have you been lurking about the school all that time and never came and asked good old Mary Ann for something decent to eat?
c.1300, lurken "to hide, lie hidden," probably from Scandinavian (cf. dialectal Norwegian lurka "to sneak away," dialectal Swedish lurka "to be slow in one's work"), perhaps ultimately related to Middle English luren "to frown, lurk" (see lower (v.2)). Related: Lurked; lurking.
The activity of one of the "silent majority" in a electronic forum such as Usenet; posting occasionally or not at all but reading the group's postings regularly. This term is not pejorative and indeed is casually used reflexively: "Oh, I'm just lurking". Often used in "the lurkers", the hypothetical audience for the group's flamage-emitting regulars.
Lurking and reading the FAQ are recommended netiquette for beginners who need to learn the history and practises of the group before posting.