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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.”
Of or relating to a young, flirtatious girl
Doing nothing useful
The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
Lack of seriousness
An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man
Present participle for to move or act slowly
“There we would dally through the long night hours until the tinny clock sounded Reveille.”
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.”
Present participle for to engage in activity for amusement
“He spent his college years dallying, seemingly determined to acquire as little knowledge as possible.”
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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