lallygag

verb
lal·​ly·​gag

less common spelling of

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 7 Jul. 2022.

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