dawdle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dawdle

(verb) take one's time; proceed slowly
Synonyms : linger

(verb) waste time
Synonyms : dally
Example Sentence
  • Get busy--don't dally!

(verb) hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
Synonyms : fall back , fall behind , lag

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dawdle

somewhat similar to idle
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by ajkeee

do dull ladke dawdle kar rahe hain.
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by studyabroad.us

In yahoo msngr,theres an environment called doodle which is meant for wasting time in yahoo and doodle is also a synonym of dawdle.
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by harsha999

PAIDAL(walk on foot)..some guys are walking PAIDAL in order to DAWDLE.
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by userdce

dawdle - similar to "Doodle" .. we can recollect "yankee doodle went to town riding on a ..." i.e loitering around, hand around .."stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni .." wasting time around .. doing silly stuff
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by khushi5

if u know what DOODLE is: it means drawing lines or something irrelevant while talking on phone or while sitting idle...so DODDLE which sounds like DAWDLE id wasting time
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by mohit26041988

slowly dawdle(daw -> sighting in tamil) girls. Loiter, wasting time.
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by sansecretcp

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