spying on people online, while you remain invisible
Even though he claims to be "In a MUCH better place",J spends his days lurking online, to see who is talking to who
by Meadow Soprano September 23, 2005
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The act of being with a group of people but not saying much. Usually these people (who don't say much) are totally happy with that fact and they just like to listen and don't feel the need to be the center of attention.
That kid is lurking, but he is a lot of fun outside of class.
by that is fun September 14, 2006
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to sneak about in a deserted or dark shadowy place such as alleyways and riverbeds.
Did you see that crackhead lurking around the neighborhood?
by xylena June 23, 2006
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Term used by/of a newly decloaked lurker on a usenet newsgroup, e-mail mailing-list or web message-board.
"I've been lurking in this group for a month now, and this is my first posting."
by Nupe January 7, 2004
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When someone listens in on a conference call without announcing themselves.
Ron got mad at Don for lurking on the production call.
by Stevemo August 30, 2004
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"Dude, I was lurking on this broad at the bar and she threw her drink on me."
by Adrianq June 28, 2005
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The act of popping into frame when a random person is taking a picture. A very enjoyable hobby to pass time, and to anonymously make yourself known.
Guy 1: Look at this picture! Who's that person behind you making that disgusting face!

Guy 2: Someone was lurking! Gaaaahhhh
by Robin L December 7, 2007
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