linger - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate linger

linger is hyphenated as lin-ger

How to pronounce linger

linger is pronounced ´lɪŋɡər

Number of syllables in linger

The number of syllables in linger is 2

What part of speech in linger?

linger is a verb participle

How common in the word linger?

linger is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does linger convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'linger'

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Common collocations before 'linger'

any, back, did, even, eye, gaze, hand, last, let, long, only, seem, still, thought, time

Common collocations of 'linger'

after, any, away, back, did, down, even, eye, face, felt, few, finger, gaze, hand, last, let, like, lip, long, look, moment, only, over, room, seem, still, thought, time, want, word

Words with similar spelling to linger

finger, flinger, ginger, liger, liner, linter, longer, lunger, ringer, singer, winger

Common Verb Collocations of linger

allow, appear, be, can, choose, dare, dispose, do, encourage, have, incline, let, like, love, make, may, might, must, need, part, permit, play, seem, shall, should, suffer, tempt, turn, want, will

Common Conjunction Collocations of linger

and, but, nor, or, Nor

Lists containing linger

Words with similar spelling to finger
Words with similar spelling to flinger
Words with similar spelling to ginger
Words with similar spelling to liger
Words with similar spelling to liner
Words with similar spelling to linter
Words with similar spelling to longer
Words with similar spelling to lunger
Words with similar spelling to pinger
Words with similar spelling to ringer
Words with similar spelling to Singer
Words with similar spelling to slinger
Words with similar spelling to winger
Words with similar spelling to zinger
Synonyms of 'abide'
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Synonyms of 'continue'
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Synonyms of 'creep'
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Synonyms of 'dawdle'
Synonyms of 'delay'
Synonyms of 'diddle'
Synonyms of 'dilly'
Synonyms of 'dillydally'
Synonyms of 'doodle'
Synonyms of 'drag'
Synonyms of 'drift'
Synonyms of 'endure'
Synonyms of 'fall behind'
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Synonyms of 'flag'
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