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On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dally, such as: boondoggle, drag, idle, lag, linger, and loiter.

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  • Sire and sons returned from the cemetery invigorated for their dally labours.

    Auld Licht Idylls | J. M. Barrie
  • He quite knew that to dally with the piano-player while smoking a high-class cigar was to insult the cigar.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • As the tent was found to encroach partly on the same crevasse, it may be imagined that we did not dally long over the meal.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • The novel sensation of an anticipated visit probably caused us to dally less than usual over our morning meal.

    The Cruise of the "Esmeralda" | Harry Collingwood

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