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ˈdɔd ldaw·dle

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  1. dawdle

    Synonyms:
    lag, dally, idle

    Antonyms:
    haste, speed, dash, rush, work, fag

Princeton's WordNet

  1. linger, dawdleverb

    take one's time; proceed slowly

    Synonyms:
    loaf, lag, hover, loiter, dally, linger, footle, mess about, hang around, fall behind, fall back, lollygag, mill about, tarry, lurk, lallygag, mill around, lounge

  2. dally, dawdleverb

    waste time

    "Get busy--don't dally!"

    Synonyms:
    lag, flirt, play, dally, linger, fall behind, coquette, coquet, butterfly, romance, toy, fall back, philander, mash, chat up, trifle

  3. lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behindverb

    hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

    Synonyms:
    lag, immure, recur, incarcerate, relapse, retrogress, dally, linger, lapse, remand, regress, imprison, jug, fall behind, fall back, put behind bars, lose, gaol, jail, resort, recede, drop off, put away, recidivate

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  1. dawdleverb

    Synonyms:
    trifle, dally, fiddle, lose time, waste time, idle away time, fritter away time, fool away time

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Translations for dawdle

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  • шляя се, безделничаBulgarian
  • trödeln, Zeit totschlagenGerman
  • velttoilla, vetelehtiäFinnish
  • csellengHungarian
  • bighellonareItalian
  • whakatairuhi, hāmure, tonanawe, taparuruMāori
  • шляться, медлить, мешкать, плестись, тащиться, бездельничать, канителитьсяRussian
  • халупаUkrainian

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