Definitions

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  • adverb In a dawdling manner.

Etymologies

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dawdling +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Andy Byers the tanner, lounging as usual on the wood-pile, and the workman, with scarcely less the aspect of idleness, dawdlingly scraping a hide on the wooden horse.

    Down the Ravine

  • She rose at seven, feeling unspeakably tired, dressed herself slowly and dawdlingly, thinking of Lady Mabel.

    Vixen, Volume III.

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