Synonyms for lurk

Synonyms for (verb) lurk

Synonyms: scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, lie in wait, ambuscade, ambush

Definition: wait in hiding to attack

Similar words: wait

Definition: stay in one place and anticipate or expect something

Usage: I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets


Synonyms: tarry, footle, lallygag, mess about, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, linger, hang around, mill about, mill around

Definition: be about

Usage: The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square; Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: lurk, skulk

Definition: lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

Similar words: hide, conceal

Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered

Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money