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dalliance

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noun dal·li·ance \ˈda-lē-ən(t)s\

Simple Definition of dalliance

  • : an action that is not serious

  • : a romantic or sexual relationship that is brief and not serious

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dalliance

  1. :  an act of dallying: as a :  play; especially :  amorous play b :  frivolous action :  trifling

Examples of dalliance in a sentence

  1. <an extremely serious scientist who is not much given to dalliance or idle chitchat>



14th Century

First Known Use of dalliance

14th century



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