Synonyms and Antonyms of dawdle
- If you continue to dawdle, we'll be late for sure.
drag one's feet (also drag one's heels), drop behind, fall behind, hang fire, mark time, take one's time
- accused the city council of dawdling even as the city's infrastructure continued to crumble
kill time, twiddle one's thumbs
Synonym Discussion of dawdle
- we cannot delay any longer
- procrastinates about making decisions
- lagging behind in technology
- loitered at several store windows
- children dawdling on their way home from school
- stop dallying and get to work
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