lallygag

verb

lal·​ly·​gag

less common spelling of lollygag

intransitive verb

informal
: to fool around and waste time : dawdle
Stop lollygagging and get to work.
We were slow because the girl was lollygagging, the photographer was photographing, and I was on crutches.James Robison
The first author he'd chosen was lollygagging on his manuscript, so it was my chance.Neal Pollack
… rally the team of lallygagging lawmakers …The Hightower Lowdown

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“Lallygag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lallygag. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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