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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Failure to act with the necessary promptness or vigor.

Usage examples (34)
  • Some see political motives in all this foot-dragging.
  • This is not the only instance of the CIA's foot-dragging.
  • Obama's foot-dragging 'appeasement' may not be what it seems.
  • Pelosi and Hoyer are providing the foot-dragging and pouting. for more
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