procrastinate, put off; to dawdle, avoid, or make progress slowly and reluctantly.' name='description'> drag one's feet - definition and meaning
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drag one's feet

Definitions

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  • verb idiomatic To procrastinate, put off; to dawdle, avoid, or make progress slowly and reluctantly.
  • verb idiomatic To intentionally stall, to delay, to obstruct.

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  • verb postpone doing what one should be doing

Etymologies

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From walking while dragging one’s feet along the ground, either from lack of enthusiasm or to intentionally slow down movement. Compare dig in one's heels ("firmly oppose").

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