Examples of dalliance in a Sentence
an extremely serious scientist who is not much given to dalliance or idle chitchat
Recent Examples of dalliance from the Web
Bannon’s hiring was not a cause of the Trump campaign’s dalliance with Islamophobia, nativism, and white nationalism.
Both events presented an opportunity to get a sense of how the team’s recent dalliance with controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick is viewed in an area that is home to the historic United States Naval Academy.
Even better, The Final Season will return focus to Clementine after the third season’s baffling dalliance with newcomer Javier Garcia and his family woes.
So legend has it that one morning after a particularly late night, Prince’s girlfriend fried him some chicken and – as punishment for whatever dalliance Prince committed the night before – loaded the chicken down with hot pepper.
Jyoti Mishra) himself didn't dare try to repeat it: parent album Women in Technology is actually pretty killer, but don't expect anything else on it to be even vaguely reminiscent of the one-man band's lone mainstream dalliance.
A curtailment in Qatar's dalliance with the Iranians to the bare minimum necessary to safeguard Doha's vital economic equities, while foregoing any significant military or intelligence ties.
Save for its dalliance with a touchable OLED strip, Apple hasn't significantly altered its MacBook laptop family since the 12-inch model debuted in 2015.
Gambling, drinking, and dalliance with men and women are his favorite pastimes.
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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
DALLIANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dalliance for English Language Learners
: an action that is not serious
: a romantic or sexual relationship that is brief and not serious
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