- [verb] lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
- [verb] be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
Synonyms: loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, mill about, mill around
- [verb] wait in hiding to attack
Synonyms: ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, ambuscade, lie in wait
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