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foot–dragging

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noun foot–drag·ging \-ˌdra-giŋ\

Simple Definition of foot–dragging

  • : failure to do something quickly because you do not want to do it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of foot–dragging

  1. :  failure to act with the necessary promptness or vigor

1952

First Known Use of foot–dragging

1952

Rhymes with foot–dragging


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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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