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Adjective
Moving or proceeding at less than the normal, desirable, or required speed
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“The dallying diners seemed oblivious to the fact that other customers were impatiently waiting for tables.”
Adjective
Of or relating to a young, flirtatious girl
Adjective
Doing nothing useful
Noun
The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
Noun
Lack of seriousness
Noun
An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man
Verb
Present participle for to move or act slowly
“There we would dally through the long night hours until the tinny clock sounded Reveille.”
Verb
Present participle for have a casual romantic or sexual liaison with
“John can dally with a host of other women but never find in them the revelation of heavenly glory that he beholds after the most awkward kiss with the scholarly Lucy.”
Verb
Present participle for to engage in activity for amusement
“He spent his college years dallying, seemingly determined to acquire as little knowledge as possible.”
Verb
Present participle for to spend time doing nothing
“I kept dallying at my desk until I couldn't put off doing my work any longer.”
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