Definition Of lurk
(of a person or animal) be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something.
a ruthless killer still lurked in the darkness
Example Of lurk
A barely seen danger lurks just out of sight, becoming more bold with the approach of night fall.
Although depression, anxiety and shame may lurk beneath the surface, what's on the table is usually relationship problems.
And the truth was, the photographer might have been lurking about waiting for such a photograph.
And, on the odd occasion, she did get a glimpse of a violent temper lurking beneath the calm surface of his apparent good nature.
As the name of the bay suggests, tiger sharks lurk nearby, waiting for opportune times to attack.