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dillydallied

verb
past tense of dillydally

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2 to spend time doing nothing
  • restaurant employees who, during the slow periods, would rather be doing something instead of just dillydallying

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“Dillydallied.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dillydallied. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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