foot–dragging

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noun foot–drag·ging \-ˌdra-giŋ\

Definition of foot–dragging

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

1952

First Known Use of foot–dragging

1952


FOOT–DRAGGING Defined for English Language Learners

foot–dragging

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noun foot–drag·ging \-ˌdra-giŋ\

Definition of foot–dragging for English Language Learners

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


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