dawdle

[ dawd-l ]SEE DEFINITION OF dawdle

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DAWDLE

They go from the school-room to the rum saloons, and dawdle away the rest of the day.

And they did not dawdle; the poor old woman was packed in, in the time one takes to sneeze.

We did not dawdle over his affairs, nor did we shrink from any work to which he challenged us.

Easy for sleepers to dawdle with words and say carelessly life is this, life is that.

If we succeeded in getting what we had come after there would be plenty of time to dawdle.

Johnnie Green got to thinking so intently about the matter that he began to dawdle.

There was method in the way in which Laurence had sought to dawdle away the morning.

Geddie went into his office and sat down to dawdle over his report.

You all know when you learn with a will, and when you dawdle.

He was too much alarmed and too full of the responsibility of his position to dawdle.

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