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Another word for dilly-dally

  1. To go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

      1. To flirt; play at love
      2. To consider or occupy oneself with something in a careless or unserious fashion; toy.
      3. To spend (time) idly:
      1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
      2. To spend (time) without haste or purpose.
      3. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
      1. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      2. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      3. To put off to a future time; postpone
      1. To cause to be involved in an unpleasant or difficult situation:
      2. To bring (a subject) into conversation, a piece of writing, etc. unnecessarily or as if by force
      3. To be prolonged tediously; move or pass too slowly
      1. (Billiards) To strike the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far rail to stop as close as possible to the near rail or the string line: done to decide the order of play
      2. To fall, move, or stay behind; loiter; linger
      3. To move or develop more slowly than expected, desired, etc.; be retarded in motion, development, etc.
      1. To proceed slowly; saunter:
      2. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
      3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
      1. To proceed slowly or with many stops:
      2. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
      3. (--- 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.
      1. To thrust forward; appear:
      2. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
      3. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
      1. To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
      2. To put off doing (something unpleasant or burdensome) until a future time; esp., to postpone (such actions) habitually
      3. To postpone or delay needlessly.
      1. To wait for; await.
      2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
      3. To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
      1. To follow the course taken by; pursue:
      2. To become gradually fainter; dwindle:
      3. To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag