Part of speech:
To amuse oneself idly; trifle:
To say in a playful or mocking way:
To put (a player) at a position in a sport or in a game:
(Intransitive) To deal with something as if it were of little importance or worth.
To run at a slow speed or out of gear. Used of a motor or motor vehicle.
(Intransitive) To be active, but not excessively busy, at a task or a series of tasks.
Not rigorous or strict.
To talk or converse in a light, easy, informal manner
To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
To take part in a drag race.
To touch or stroke (someone), often inappropriately, in making sexual advances
To deceive or trick; dupe:
To behave frivolously.
To make merry; have fun
To spend (a period of time) idly, slowly, etc.
To have a sexual affair with someone who is not one's spouse or partner. Used especially of a man.
(Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
To win with ease in a race, contest, etc.
To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
To wear or have on one's body, especially prominently or ostentatiously:
To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
To waver in mind; show indecision
(Archaic) To be wanton in behavior, action, manner, etc.
To trifle; dally.
(Sports) In golf, to hit (a putt) so that it stops a short way from the hole and can then be tapped in.
To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
To be or lag behind, as in a contest
talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
To cut and spread open and flat, as shrimp.
To behave as a coquette; flirt
To think or behave in a romantic manner:
To mix (crushed malt, etc.) in hot water for making wort
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