Definition of Lallygag

1. Verb. Be about. "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

Exact synonyms: Footle, Hang Around, Linger, Loaf, Loiter, Lollygag, Lounge, Lurk, Mess About, Mill About, Mill Around, Tarry
Generic synonyms: Be
Specialized synonyms: Lurch, Prowl
Derivative terms: Lingerer, Loiterer, Lounger



Definition of Lallygag

1. Noun. horseplay, fooling around. ¹

2. Noun. A layabout, one who '''lallygags'''. ¹

3. Verb. (See lollygag.) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort. ¹

4. Verb. (archaic US) To pet, kiss, or otherwise demonstrate overt affection, generally in public. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lallygag

1. to dawdle [v -GAGGED, -GAGGING, -GAGS] - See also: dawdle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lallygag

lallan
lalland
lallands
lallapaloosa
lallapalootza
lallapalootzas
lallapalooza
lallation
lallations
lalled
lalling
lallings
lalls
lally
lally column
lallygag (current term)
lallygagged
lallygagging
lallygags
lalo
lalochezia
lalognosis
laloplegia
lam
lam into
lama
lamage
lamaic
lamaism
lamaist

Literary usage of Lallygag

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1. Putnam's Magazine (1910)
"At the first sign of any lackadaisical tendency to lallygag on the part of a member of this community, out he goes! Is it agreed?" "Sure thing! ..."

2. Putnam's Magazine (1910)
"At the first sign of any lackadaisical tendency to lallygag on the part of a member of this community, out he goes! Is it agreed?" "Sure thing! ..."

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