OTHER WORDS FROM loiteringloi·ter·ing·ly, adverb
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These minor offenses include encroachment, loitering, illegal lodging and other activities associated with being homeless.
In addition to the drone swarm and underwater robots, the exercise featured a human-portable loitering munition, a kind of semi-autonomous flying weapon that can receive orders from a human operator to attack a selected target.Drones could help save soldiers’ lives by delivering blood on demand|Rob Verger|July 25, 2021|Popular-Science
We’re loitering up top when we see, rising from behind a knuckle of rock, the telltale dust cloud of our truck spinning its wheels.On mountain bikes in the Utah desert, a college reunion like no other|John Briley|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
They could not have been nicer, and they sent an officer by and presumably told the kids not to loiter in the parking lot, and the kids left the area.Hints From Heloise: A safe Thanksgiving probably won’t be a traditional one|Heloise Heloise|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Many officers concluded it wasn’t worth the hassle to arrest someone for relatively minor offenses, such as public disturbance or loitering, the former officer said.What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?|by Alec MacGillis|September 3, 2020|ProPublica
Now, with the publication of ‘Loitering,’ the uninitiated can discover what all the fuss is about.
Reading Loitering I thought about David Foster Wallace a lot.
The issue has quickly turned from the supposed issue at hand—namely, is he "loitering" in a place that forbids it?
An absentee father is loitering about with his son and namesake, Mason Jr., at a deserted concert hall.The Making of ‘Boyhood’: Richard Linklater’s 12-Year Journey to Create An American Masterpiece|Marlow Stern|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor did we cruise in the singles bar or Christopher Street sense, loitering with sexual intent.
They were slowing down at a station and there were no less than three picturesque looking young fellows loitering about the place.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
Then off would roam Sally, perhaps loitering around fair Ingleside, or returning to her beloved pine woods and leafy oak-tree.Maid Sally|Harriet A. Cheever
She tried to drop behind; but the team had an infinite capacity for loitering.Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
He was a bird of affairs; he had too much on his mind for loitering.In Nesting Time|Olive Thorne Miller
She questioned a peasant who was loitering near the drawbridge.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay