Dawdle synonyms

dôd'l

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To stop for a while; linger
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(Intransitive) To lose or spend time doing nothing, or without being employed in business.
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(--- Law) To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
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To deal lightly or carelessly (with); trifle; toy
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Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
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(Intransitive) To remain alive or existent although still proceeding toward death or extinction; to die gradually.
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To spend time idly; loiter or lounge about; idle, dawdle, etc.
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(Now Rare) Vacillation or irresolution, esp. over a trivial matter
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To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll:
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To have a dream of
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To fall, move, or stay behind; loiter; linger
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(US) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.
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To pass in gloom, dullness, etc.
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(UK, euphemistic, slang) To urinate.
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To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing:
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(Intransitive) To put off; to delay taking action; to wait until later.
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(Intransitive) To inconsequentially toy with something.
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(Intransitive) To swing indecisively from one course of action or opinion to another.
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To pass (time) without working or in avoiding work.
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To dawdle or fritter (something) away
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To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
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To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
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To fail to take advantage of or use for profit; lose:
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To allow time to elapse in an unproductive manner.
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(Intransitive) Often with up, to speed up the rate of doing something.
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Rush is defined as to suddenly move quickly or to hurry.
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To advance despite difficulty or opposition; press forward:
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To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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To move in a quick fashion.
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Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
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To move (an icon), esp. by means of a mouse, in such a way that its course can be followed
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To flow behind in a long, thin stream, wisp, etc.
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To consume entirely; finish off:
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To pass (time) without working or in avoiding work.
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Alternative spelling of while, "to pass the time".
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In a secure manner; tightly:
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To pass (time) without working or in avoiding work.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To be late (for a regular event)
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The ruddy duck.
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(Slang) To play experimentally; toy:
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To move in a leisurely, relaxed way; saunter:
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To play (with).
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Forward is defined as toward the front, or toward something in advance.
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