Definition of lurking in English:

lurking

adjective

  • 1Remaining hidden so as to wait in ambush.

    ‘the trumpet fish is a lurking predator’
    1. 1.1 (of an unpleasant quality) present in a latent or barely discernible state, although still presenting a threat.
      ‘he lives with a lurking fear of exposure as a fraud’

Pronunciation

lurking

/ˈləːkɪŋ/