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Dilly-Dally

Pronunciation of Dilly-Dally
/dˈɪlidˈali/, /dˈɪlidˈali/, /d_ˈɪ_l_i_d_ˈa_l_i/

Antonyms for dilly-dally:

hasten, leave, hurry, go ahead, rush, go, speed, advance.

Synonyms for dilly-dally:

Sense 1 (noun)

delay, drag, fast, fritter away, lag, loaf, loiter, mess around, poke, tarry, trail, mark time, fiddle around, knock around, kill time, futz around, kick your heels, reinvent the wheel.

dilly-dally (noun)

dillydally, drag one's feet, procrastinate, shillyshally, stall.

procrastinate (verb)

dally, dawdle, filibuster, hesitate, linger, procrastinate, stall, vacillate.

stative (verb)

dilly-dally, dillydally, drag one's feet, procrastinate, shillyshally, stall, drag one's heels.

waste time (verb)

dawdle, delay, hem and haw, hesitate, linger, loiter, meander, mosey, procrastinate, vacillate, move slowly.

Sense 2

lag, loiter, tarry, trail.

Sense 4

delay.

Sense 6

poke.

Sense 7

drag.

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