dilly-dallier

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  • dilly-dallier — noun someone who wastes time • Syn: ↑dallier, ↑dillydallier, ↑mope, ↑lounger • Derivationally related forms: ↑lounge (for: ↑lounger), ↑mope …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilly-dallier — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that lags: dawdler, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, procrastinator, straggler, tarrier. Informal: slowpoke. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • dallier — noun someone who wastes time • Syn: ↑dillydallier, ↑dilly dallier, ↑mope, ↑lounger • Derivationally related forms: ↑lounge (for: ↑lounger), ↑mope …   Useful english dictionary

  • dillydallier — noun someone who wastes time • Syn: ↑dallier, ↑dilly dallier, ↑mope, ↑lounger • Derivationally related forms: ↑lounge (for: ↑lounger), ↑mope …   Useful english dictionary

  • laggard — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lingerer, loiterer (see slowness). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. loiterer, straggler, slowpoke, dawdler, loafer, slouch. III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. straggler, slowpoke, dawdler, lagger, dallier,… …   English dictionary for students

  • do-nothing — I noun person who does no work a lazy bum • Syn: ↑idler, ↑loafer, ↑layabout, ↑bum • Derivationally related forms: ↑bum (fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • lag — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. linger, drag, fall behind, hang back. See slowness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. slack, retardation, slowness, belatedness, tardiness, falling behind, interval, pulling back, delay, slowdown, drag,… …   English dictionary for students

  • poke — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. prod, nudge, stick, push; search, pry; dawdle; jab, punch. See impulse, slowness, inquiry. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. jab, thrust, punch; see blow 1 . v. Syn. jab, punch, crowd; see push 1 . III (Roget s …   English dictionary for students

  • slowpoke — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. sloth, slug, laggard, snail, dawdler, foot dragger, procrastinator. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. One that lags: dawdler, dilly dallier, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, pro crastinator,… …   English dictionary for students

  • straggler — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. stray, wanderer, lagger, late arrival. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that lags: dawdler, dilly dallier, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, procrasti nator, tarrier. Informal: slowpoke. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

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