AskDefine | Define dillydally

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dilly-dally v : postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days" [syn: procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dillydally] [also: dilly-dallied]dillydally v : postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days" [syn: procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally]

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Verb

  1. To procrastinate

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abide, await, bide, bide the issue, dally, dawdle, delay, diddle, dilly, doodle, drag, falter, flag, goof off, halt, hang about, hang around, hold everything, hold on, hold your horses, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag, mark time, piddle, poke, put off, shilly-shally, sit tight, sit up, stay, stay up, stick around, take time, tarry, trail, wait, wait a minute, wait and see, waste time
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