linger over

Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
Related to linger over: linger around
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.linger over - delay
hesitate, waffle, waver - pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
In dewy conditions, England simply could not compete and questions linger over the suitability of their bowling line-up.
Australia have made it clear there is no suggestion Haddin will not be fit for The Oval Test, starting on Thursday, but doubts linger over Manou.
First-choice Brad Haddin, who broke a finger, is expected to be fit for the final Test, but doubts linger over Manou.