名词:loiterer 动词过去式:loitered 过去分词:loitered 现在分词:loitering 第三人称单数:loiters
1 [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (about/around) stand about idly 闲站着
*loitering at street corners 在街头闲站着.
2 [I] go slowly, with frequent stops 慢走; 边走边停
*Don't loiter on the way home! 不要在回家的路上闲逛!
Probably from Middle Dutch
loteren 'to be loose'
to stand or wait somewhere, especially in a public place, without any clear reason
= hang about
, hang around hang around Five or six teenagers were loitering in front of the newsagent's.
to move or do something slowly, or to keep stopping when you should keep moving