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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 loi·ter /ˈlɔɪtɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Loi·ter v. i. [imp. & p. p. Loitered p. pr. & vb. n. Loitering.]
 1. To be slow in moving; to delay; to linger; to be dilatory; to spend time idly; to saunter; to lag behind.
    Sir John, you loiter here too long.   --Shak.
    If we have loitered, let us quicken our pace.   --Rogers.
 2. To wander as an idle vagrant. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To linger; delay; lag; saunter; tarry.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the
          Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around
          the department?" [syn: lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf,
           lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger,
           lurk, mill about, mill around]