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English verb: lurk

1. lurk (stative) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner


Synonymsskulk


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide

2. lurk (stative) be about


SamplesThe high school students like to loiter in the Central Square.
Who is this man that is hanging around the department?.


Synonymsfootle, hang around, lallygag, linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, mess about, mill about, mill around, tarry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)lurch, prowl

3. lurk (competition) wait in hiding to attack


Synonymsambuscade, ambush, bushwhack, lie in wait, scupper, waylay


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)wait









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