Lurk in a sentence as a verb

Thats the underlying risk that has been lurking and could lurk in other bridges.

They lurk in IRC channels waiting to harass new programmers.

Does kind of make one wonder what other dragons lurk in that particular code set.

That's because Elon Musk is some sort of superhero genius to the many of the types that lurk here.

At least among the somewhat rational subset of individuals that tend to lurk in these corners.

I'd really like to see other peoples' opinions on those routes, and I don't lurk enough on HN to be likely to see a submission about it.

Massive perl scripts that still lurk in our memories of the 90s were not the result of testosterone fueled one-up-manship brogrammer culture.

Let me first of all say that there is a lot that is discussed here on HN that I know nothing about, and in threads on those topics, I am in lurk mode, learning from the rest of you.

If people reuse code rather than doing their own independent reimplementation of methods as stated in papers, erroneous results can lurk for years and infect other research as well.

For one thing, the worm can't survive in any form outside humans for any significant period of time; there's no dormant form that can lurk in the soil or water, and it apparently can't infect other animals.

"More: behind much of todays hagiography there seems to lurk a sort of perverse insistence that if Turing hadnt been gay and a ******* he would be less apt for veneration, as a founder of computer science or anything else.

In most of the treads you visit, do helpful, thoughtful comments seem to rise to a position of prominence, while mean or dumb comments gray out?In my observation, after 1345 days here, and rather active participation on Hacker News, the comments have improved both in the threads I post in and in the threads I only lurk in.

Lurk definitions


lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

See also: skulk


be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"


wait in hiding to attack

See also: ambush scupper bushwhack waylay ambuscade