loiter

to stand or wait somewhere especially with no obvious reason ปล่อยเวลาให้ผ่านไปโดยเปล่าประโยชน์, เถลไถล

McThai, the operator of the McDonald's fast food chain in Thailand, has imposed a new rule prohibiting customers from loitering in their shops for more than one hour.

The runaway children often become rag pickers or beggars and can often be seen loitering in the streets.

Two young men, Tal's friends, slowly walk up Bowdoin Street, shake hands with him, then loiter at an iron fence a few feet away, watching silently.

About the author

columnist
Writer: Terry Fredrickson
Position: Education Marketing and Support Manager