dally with

phrasal verb
dallied with; dallying with; dallies with

Definition of dally with

1 : to do or think about (something) in a way that is not serious He's been dallying with the idea of running for office.
2 old-fashioned : to have a casual romantic or sexual relationship with (someone) a married man who has been dallying with another woman

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“Dally with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dally%20with. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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