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Definition of dilly-dally


verb - intransitive

  • to be slow.
    My son can be so slow when he is asked to do something. He dilly-dallies whenever he is asked to do something.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2010. Submitted by Linda from Kenosha, WI, USA on May 03 2006.

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