Examples of dalliance in a Sentence
an extremely serious scientist who is not much given to dalliance or idle chitchat
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Morning Joe’-type talkfest Owner says moves part of reinvention, not faddish dallianceThe Hill, a news publication long known for its staid coverage of U.S. congressional policy making, is looking for the next Jon Stewart.
The dalliance with Schumer comes in the midst of the Republican push for tax reform.
Born in Chicago, Stephen picked up the banjo after an early dalliance with the electric guitar.
No, this probe of the Democratic Party’s Russian dalliance has a long, long way to go.
A year ago, before his dalliance with Donald Trump began, Steve Bannon expressed physical discomfort to the writer Ken Stern about behavior in the deepest dredges of the movement.
Because of her mother’s dalliances with a shady traveling salesman selling a bright green elixir, her baby is born green.
Considering Precourt’s long dalliance with Austin, as well as the out that was written into his 2013 agreement to purchase the Crew, numerous fans felt mislead.
Yet after three major scandals in less than a decade — the first stemming from his dalliance with Karen Sypher — Pitino's plausible deniability is less persuasive and his reservoir of goodwill has run dry.
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First Known Use of dalliance
Synonymsplay, frolic, frolicking, fun, fun and games, recreation, relaxation, rollicking, sport
Related Wordsgamboling (or gambolling), romping; amusement, diversion, entertainment; hobby, hobbyhorse, pastime; delight, enjoyment, pleasance, pleasure; friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness, wantonness; devilment, devilry (or deviltry), hanky-panky, hob, impishness, jinks, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguishness, waggery; binge, fling, kick, lark, revel, rollick, spree; hilarity, merriment, merrymaking, revelry, whoopee; buffoonery, high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, tomfoolery
Near Antonymsdrudgery, labor, work; duty, obligation, responsibility
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