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lurk

lurk

lurk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lurk

Definition
(verb) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
Synonyms : skulk

Definition
(verb) be about
Example Sentence
  • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
  • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

Definition
(verb) wait in hiding to attack
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lurk

lurk.... when pronounced rhymes like LOOK...so you must look to see if someone is waiting to attack you.?..you should look carefully at your surroundings....(basically it is taken from German lūren which means to lie in wait)
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by preetisoni2411

luka hua hai , attack karne ke liye
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by arshnagpal

lurk=clerck....clerks in police station often lurk near the office of senior inspectors so that they can over hear some important newz and then leak them outside to the press and gain money.........:)
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by verbal800

Lurk, skulk, sneak, prowl suggest avoiding observation, often because of a sinister purpose. To lurk is to lie in wait for someone or to hide about a place, often without motion, for periods of time..
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by verbal800

behave like "sherelock holmes" or "james bond" :)
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by sravan1411

lurk sounds like bark..........so the dogs bark only at those moving stealthily(which thieves do)
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by simranjeet

lurk for the larki to say I Love U
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by mamun028

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