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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Postpone doing what one should be doing.

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  • I don't ever remember not hearing 'dillydally' from my mother and grandmothers my entire life.
  • And "dillydally" is underused, as is "hornswaggle" and anything referring to swinging dead cats.
  • I don't dillydally, explore needlessly, or take any big chances.
  • "He said he couldn't dillydally any longer," Llewellyn told NEWSWEEK. for more
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