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  Definition of lurk
  1. wait in hiding to attack
  2. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
  3. lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
Similar Words: ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, ambuscade, lie in wait, loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, mill about, mill around, skulk

 

Hyponyms: prowl, lurch

 

Derivational Morphology: ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap, lurker, skulker, lurcher, bushwhacker, ambusher, loiterer, lingerer, dallier, dillydallier, dilly-dallier, mope, lounger

 

 
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