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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner;
[syn: lurk, skulk]

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

3. wait in hiding to attack;
[syn: ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lurk \Lurk\ (l[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lurked (l[^u]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Lurking.] [OE. lurken, lorken, prob. a dim. from the source of E. lower to frown. See Lower, and cf. Lurch, a sudden roll, Lurch to lurk.] 1. To lie hidden; to lie in wait. [1913 Webster] Like wild beasts, lurking in loathsome den. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Let us . . . lurk privily for the innocent. --Prov. i. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. To keep out of sight. [1913 Webster] The defendant lurks and wanders about in Berks. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lurk v 1: lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner [syn: lurk, skulk] 2: be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?" [syn: loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around] 3: wait in hiding to attack [syn: ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "lurk": be latent, couch, creep, escape notice, gumshoe, hibernate, hide, lay wait, lie beneath, lie dormant, lie hid, lie in wait, lie low, make no sign, nightwalk, prowl, pussyfoot, shadow, skulk, slide, slink, slip, smolder, snake, sneak, stalk, steal, tiptoe, underlie
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

lurking lurk lurker The activity of one of the "silent majority" in a electronic forum such as Usenet; posting occasionally or not at all but reading the group's postings regularly. This term is not pejorative and indeed is casually used reflexively: "Oh, I'm just lurking". Often used in "the lurkers", the hypothetical audience for the group's flamage-emitting regulars. Lurking and reading the FAQ are recommended netiquette for beginners who need to learn the history and practises of the group before posting. (1997-06-14)