Lurk Lurk (l[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lurked} (l[^u]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lurking}.] [OE. lurken, lorken, prob. a dim. from the source of E. lower to frown. See {Lower}, and cf. {Lurch}, a sudden roll, {Lurch} to lurk.] 1. To lie hidden; to lie in wait. [1913 Webster]

Like wild beasts, lurking in loathsome den. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Let us . . . lurk privily for the innocent. --Prov. i. 11. [1913 Webster]

2. To keep out of sight. [1913 Webster]

The defendant lurks and wanders about in Berks. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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