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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. take one's time; proceed slowly;
[syn: linger, dawdle]

2. waste time;
- Example: "Get busy--don't dally!"
[syn: dally, dawdle]

3. hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.;
[syn: lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dawdle \Daw"dle\ (d[add]"d'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dawdled; p. pr. & vb. n. Dawdling.] [Cf. Daddle.] To waste time in trifling employment; to trifle; to saunter. [1913 Webster] Come some evening and dawdle over a dish of tea with me. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] We . . . dawdle up and down Pall Mall. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dawdle \Daw"dle\, v. t. To waste by trifling; as, to dawdle away a whole morning. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dawdle \Daw"dle\, n. A dawdler. --Colman & Carrick. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dawdle v 1: take one's time; proceed slowly [syn: linger, dawdle] [ant: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it] 2: waste time; "Get busy--don't dally!" [syn: dally, dawdle] 3: hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc. [syn: lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

109 Moby Thesaurus words for "dawdle": abide, await, bide, bide the issue, clock watcher, continue, dallier, dally, dawdler, delay, diddle, diddler, dillydallier, dillydally, do-nothing, dolittle, doodle, doodler, drag, drag out, draw out, drone, dwell on, extend, faineant, fall behind, falter, flag, foot-dragger, gentleman of leisure, get behind, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof off, goof-off, halt, hang about, hang around, hang back, hold everything, hold on, hold your horses, idle, idler, lag, laggard, laze, lengthen, lengthen out, lie-abed, linger, linger behind, linger on, lingerer, loafer, loiter, loiterer, loller, lollygag, lotus-eater, lounge, lounger, lubber, mark time, mope, moper, piddle, plodder, poke, potterer, procrastinate, procrastinator, prolong, protract, putterer, shilly-shally, sit tight, sit up, sleepyhead, slouch, sloucher, slow goer, slow-foot, slowbelly, slowpoke, slug, sluggard, snail, spin out, stay, stay up, stick around, stick-in-the-mud, straggle, stretch out, take time, tarry, temporize, time killer, time waster, tortoise, trail, trail behind, trifler, wait, wait a minute, wait and see, waiter on Providence, waste time