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  • lurk´ing|ly — lurk «lurk», intransitive verb. 1. to stay about without arousing attention; wait out of sight: »A tiger was lurking in the jule outside the village. The spy lurked in the shadows. 2. Figurative. to be hidden; be unsuspected or latent: »A cunning …   Useful english dictionary

  • lurk´er — lurk «lurk», intransitive verb. 1. to stay about without arousing attention; wait out of sight: »A tiger was lurking in the jule outside the village. The spy lurked in the shadows. 2. Figurative. to be hidden; be unsuspected or latent: »A cunning …   Useful english dictionary

  • lurk — vb Lurk, skulk, slink, sneak do not share a common denotation, but they are comparable because the major implication of each word is furtive action intended to escape the attention of others. To lurk is to lie in wait (as in an ambush); the term… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lurk — [lə:k US lə:rk] v [I ] [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from Low German or a Scandinavian language] 1.) to wait somewhere quietly and secretly, usually because you are going to do something wrong lurk in/behind/beneath/around etc ▪ She didn t… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lurk — (l[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lurked} (l[^u]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lurking}.] [OE. lurken, lorken, prob. a dim. from the source of E. lower to frown. See {Lower}, and cf. {Lurch}, a sudden roll, {Lurch} to lurk.] 1. To lie hidden; to lie in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lurk — [[t]lɜrk[/t]] v. i. 1) to lie or wait in concealment, as a person in ambush 2) to go furtively; slink 3) to exist unperceived or unsuspected 4) cmp chiefly cmp. to observe an ongoing discussion without participating in it • Etymology: 1250–1300;… …   From formal English to slang

  • lurk — lurker, n. lurkingly, adv. /lerrk/, v.i. 1. to lie or wait in concealment, as a person in ambush; remain in or around a place secretly or furtively. 2. to go furtively; slink; steal. 3. to exist unperceived or unsuspected. 4. Chiefly Computers.… …   Universalium

  • lurk — 1. verb /lɜːk,lɝk/ a) To remain concealed in order to ambush Thus my plight was evil indeed, for I had nothing now to burn to give me light, and knew that twas no use setting to grout till I could see to go about it. Moreover, the darkness was of …   Wiktionary

  • lurk — verb (intransitive always +adv/prep) 1 to wait somewhere quietly and secretly, usually because you are going to do something wrong (+ around/in/beneath etc): A man was lurking around outside the shop. 2 to exist almost without being seen or known …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lurk — /lɜk / (say lerk) verb (i) 1. to lie in concealment, as one in ambush; remain in or about a place secretly or furtively. 2. to go furtively; slink; steal. 3. to exist unperceived or unsuspected: *yet with it all, the Tragedy of War still seems to …  

  • lurk — lÉœrk /lɜːk n. hideout v. lie in wait; hide; prowl, sneak about, slink; exist unsuspected or unseen; (Internet) be a passive participant in a discussion group (read other people s messages without adding one s own comments) …   English contemporary dictionary


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