Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to dawdle; to waste time; to procrastinate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To loiter or trifle; to waste time.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To loiter; delay; trifle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. postpone doing what one should be doing
  • v. postpone doing what one should be doing

Etymologies

Reduplication of dally.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Reduplication of dally. (Wiktionary)

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