Definition of Dillydallies

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



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Definition of Dillydallies

1. dillydally [v] - See also: dillydally

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dillydallies

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dillydallies (current term)
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Literary usage of Dillydallies

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1. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"As a good workman certainly does not know all the details of his master's life, while the lazy workman dillydallies in the kitchen and finds out all about ..."

2. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"As a good workman certainly does not know all the details of his master's life, while the lazy workman dillydallies in the kitchen and finds out all about ..."

3. C3I: Issues of Command & Control edited by Thomas P. Coakley (1994)
"... except to note that the more the administration dillydallies in attempting to come to a consensus judgment on such issues, the more it will open itself ..."

4. Meat-packer Legislation: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House by United States Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture (1920)
"... if the packer dillydallies around about coming out for a day or two and the things pile up there, that with canner cows or any kind of cattle, ..."

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