Definition of Lurker

1. Noun. Someone waiting in concealment.

Exact synonyms: Lurcher, Skulker
Generic synonyms: Waiter
Derivative terms: Lurk, Lurk, Skulk



Definition of Lurker

1. n. One who lurks.

Definition of Lurker

1. Noun. Agent noun of lurk; one who lurks. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic UK dialect) A small fishing-boat. ¹

3. Noun. (Internet) Someone who reads or takes advantage of content on a website but does not contribute. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lurker

1. one that lurks [n -S] - See also: lurks

Medical Definition of Lurker

1. 1. One who lurks. 2. A small fishing boat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Lurker

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1. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"A third boat, called a lurker, is less than the others, and has no scan. The crew attending a scan consists of eighteen men and one or two boys. ..."

2. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1873)
"My son—Lord lurker," said the Duke rather excitedly, looking from the ex-premier to ... and thank Lord lurker, who has remembered you before any one else. ..."

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