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English definition of “linger”
/ˈlɪŋ·gər/ v [I]
› to take longer than usual to leave or disappear: We went to small cafes where we could linger over cappuccino. The smell lingered in the kitchen for days. lingering
/ˈlɪŋ·gər·ɪŋ/ adj [not gradable] › She has lingering doubts about his ability to do the job.