linger

  • 1 Linger — may mean:* Linger, Luxembourg, a town in Bascharage, Luxembourg. * Linger (song), a song by the Irish rock band The Cranberries. * Linger (Jonatha Brooke song), a song by American folk rock singer songwriter Jonatha Brooke. * Linger (film), a… …

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  • 2 linger — ⇒LINGER, ÈRE, subst. I. Substantif A. Personne (le plus souvent une femme) chargée de la confection ou de la vente du linge. Synon. usuels partiels bonnetier, chemisier. Au masc., vx, rare. Des boutiques brillantes de marchandises de modes, de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Linger — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andreas Linger (* 1981), österreichischer Rennrodler Christian Nicolaus von Linger (1669 1755), preußischer General der Artillerie Wolfgang Linger (* 1982), österreichischer Rennrodler und der Name des… …

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  • 4 Linger — «Linger» Сингл The Cranberries из альбома Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? Выпущен 1993 Записан 1993 Жанр Рок, дрим поп Длительность 4 …

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  • 5 Linger — «Linger» Sencillo de The Cranberries del álbum Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can t We? Formato CD Single Género(s) Pop Rock Discográfica Island Records …

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  • 6 linger — Linger, [ling]ere. s. Celuy & celle qui vend, qui fait du linge. Il est Linger. Marchand Linger. boutique de Linger, de Lingere. Maistresse Lingere. acheter du linge tout fait chez les Lingeres …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 linger — linger, gère (lin jé, jè r ) s. m. et f. 1°   Celui, celle qui fait, qui vend du linge, qui travaille en linge.    Adj. Marchand linger. Marchande lingère. 2°   Celui, celle qui est spécialement chargée du soin de la lingerie.    Adj. Dans les… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 Linger — Lin ger (l[i^][ng] g[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lingered} (l[i^][ng] g[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lingering}.] [OE. lengen to tarry, AS. lengan to prolong, put off, fr. lang long. [root]125. See {Long}, a.] To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Linger — Lin ger, v. t. 1. To protract; to draw out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] She lingers my desires. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To spend or pass in a lingering manner; with out; as, to linger out one s days on a sick bed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 linger — [v1] loiter, delay amble, be dilatory, be long, be tardy, crawl, dally, dawdle, dillydally*, drift, falter, fool around*, fritter away*, goof off*, hang around*, hang out*, hesitate, hobble, idle, lag, loll, lumber, mope, mosey, plod, poke,… …

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  • 11 linger — ► VERB 1) be slow or reluctant to leave. 2) (linger over) spend a long time over. 3) be slow to fade, disappear, or die. DERIVATIVES lingerer noun lingering adjective. ORIGIN from obsolete leng «p …

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  • 12 Linger — Linger, Christian von L., geb. 1669, trat 1682 in die brandenburgische Artillerie, wurde 1689 Lieutenant, 1701 Capitän, 1707 Major u. nachdem er einige Feldzüge des Spanischen Erbfolgekrieges mitgemacht hatte, Oberstlieutenant. Bei der Belagerung …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 Linger — Linger, Christian von, preuß. General, geb. 1669 in Berlin, gest. daselbst 17. April 1755, trat 1689 in die brandenburgische Artillerie, zeichnete sich im Spanischen Erbfolgekrieg aus und ward 1705 geadelt. 1716 Oberst und Chef des… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 linger — index continue (persevere), defer (put off), delay, last, loiter, pause, persist …

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  • 15 linger on — index endure (last) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 linger — (v.) c.1300, lenger reside, dwell, northern England frequentative of lengen to tarry, from O.E. lengan prolong, lengthen, from P.Gmc. *langjan to make long (Cf. O.Fris. lendza, O.H.G. lengan, Du. lengen to lengthen ), source of O.E. lang (see… …

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  • 17 linger — tarry, wait, *stay, remain, abide Analogous words: *delay, procrastinate, loiter, dawdle, lag Contrasted words: hurry, hasten, precipitate, quicken, accelerate, *speed …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18 linger — [liŋ′gər] vi. [North ME lengeren, freq. of lengen, to delay, stay < OE lengan, to lengthen, delay < base of lang, LONG1] 1. to continue to stay, esp. through reluctance to leave [lingering at the door] 2. to continue to live or exist… …

    English World dictionary

  • 19 linger — lin|ger [ lıŋgər ] verb intransitive * 1. ) to stay somewhere longer or spend longer doing something than necessary for your own enjoyment or benefit: linger over: I like to linger over breakfast and read the newspapers. Many students lingered… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 linger */ — UK [ˈlɪŋɡə(r)] / US [ˈlɪŋɡər] verb [intransitive] Word forms linger : present tense I/you/we/they linger he/she/it lingers present participle lingering past tense lingered past participle lingered 1) to stay somewhere longer than is necessary, or …

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