noun \ˈda-lē-ən(t)s\

: an action that is not serious

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

Full Definition of DALLIANCE

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

Examples of DALLIANCE

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

First Known Use of DALLIANCE

14th century


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