loiter

(redirected from loiterers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

saunter

An air-intercept code meaning, “Fly for best endurance.” Also called loiter.
References in classic literature ?
There were no spectators of our contest except now and again some loiterer in the Gardens who little thought what was the stake for which we played, but cannot we conceive Barbara standing at the ropes and agitatedly cutting down the daisies every time David missed the ball?
Raffles, walking with the uneasy gait of a town loiterer obliged to do a bit of country journeying on foot, looked as incongruous amid this moist rural quiet and industry as if he had been a baboon escaped from a menagerie.
It seemed as if the procession, which had been gradually filling up its ranks, were now about to move, and that this loud peal of the wailing trumpets, and roll of the muffled drums, were a call to some loiterer to make haste.
Some purpose or other is so natural to every one, that a mere loiterer always looks and feels remarkable.
From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day, like the hum of a beehive; interrupted now and then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command, or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some tardy loiterer along the flowery path of knowledge.
The boys were arrested and described as 'bums and loiterers' in the police announcement.
Panelo was reacting to Bacani's 'friendly challenge' to the President, who earlier called on 'tambay' or loiterers to kill and rob rich bishops - his latest attack on the Church and its leaders.
Almost 200,000 people have been either fined or charged since police intensified the campaign against loiterers, or tambay, in Metro Manila since June this year.
Marcelo Morales, PRO regional director, said the operation aims to prevent any untoward incident during night time that would be triggered by the presence of loiterers.
At least seven loiterers were seen watching the fatal beating.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apparently has extended his "war on drugs" to what are described as tambays, loiterers and vagrants who congregate on city streets in poor neighborhoods to drink beer and talk.