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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.; Waste time; Take one's time.

Usage examples (38)
  • The British had their own word "dawdle" which means wasting time or being lazy.
  • There are few shops or caf é s in which to dawdle.
  • She couldn't decide, but she didn't want to dawdle.
  • When he realized it was Sunday, he began to dawdle. for more
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