Definition of Dawdles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of dawdle) ¹



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Definition of Dawdles

1. dawdle [v] - See also: dawdle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dawdles

davyne
davyum
daw
dawah
dawbries
dawbry
dawcock
dawcocks
dawd
dawded
dawding
dawdle
dawdled
dawdler
dawdlers
dawdles (current term)
dawdling
dawdlingly
dawds
dawed
dawen
dawghtor
dawgs
dawing
dawings
dawish
dawk
dawks
dawn
dawn chorus

Literary usage of Dawdles

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1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1878)
"But near mid- supper and bed at hand, which are night it dawdles into Waterloo, never more welcome than after Ugly as is the station, it wears a sixteen ..."

2. Entertaining Anecdotes from Every Available Source by James Baird McClure (1879)
"dawdles is here—just come from Paris—looking so well—desires to be," etc., etc. ... (dawdles takes it.) The voice.—"For goodness sake, dear, ..."

3. Zulu-English dictionary by John William Colenso (1884)
"... that boy doe* not know how to undo this string, he dawdles and dawdles, and at last is beaten by it. ..."

4. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"Bernard, Terence, 210. a dawdles thou art, surety. ... dawdles, an idle person. ' What slovenly finery. ' I never seed a lass dawk'd uut as she is in all my ..."

5. Studies and Observations in the School-room by Henry Elton Kratz (1907)
""dawdles and gets nowhere?" That was a thoughtless statement. He does get somewhere. He is beating out for himself the paths which will forever lead him ..."

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