Lurked around - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To move or hang about (some place) in a suspicious, sneaking, or slinking manner. I had this horrible feeling someone was lurking around outside our house, so I called the police. This is the second time this month I've seen that guy lurking around—does anyone know who he is?
to slink or sneak around somewhere. Who is that guy lurking around the building? Stop lurking around.
References in periodicals archive
Anyway, I lurked around
, he ordered a chai latte (fancy London pillock) and then he went away.
Gulls lurked around
the park, ready to snatch fish at feeding time, and occasionally an orca snapped up a careless bird for a meal or entertainment.
Pimps and drugdealers lurked around
. Local residents were afraid to walk the streets and unable to sleep at night because of the noise.
But a robot driver programmed with the South Pole Search model could adapt to new settings, even though it wouldn't discover what lurked around
the corner until its sensors got close enough to "see" it.