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  Words related to dawdle

Related / Similar Words: lag, fall back, fall behind, dally, linger

 

Definition:
  • hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.;
  • waste time; "Get busy--don''t dally!";
  • take one''s time; proceed slowly;

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    See Also: dwell on, linger over

     

    Hyponyms: drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind

     

    Derivational Morphology: dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, slowdown, lag, retardation, dalliance, dawdling, trifling, wasting time, dallier, dillydallier, dilly-dallier, mope, lounger

     

    Anagrams: waddle, walled

     

     
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