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lollygag

verb
variants: also lallygag

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to move or act slowly
  • accused the government of lollygagging while survivors of the earthquake continued to live in the most wretched conditions

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The first known use of lollygag was in 1862

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“Lollygag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lollygag. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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