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English definition of “dilly-dally”

dilly-dally

verb [I]     /ˈdɪl.iˌdæl.i/ old-fashioned informal
to waste time, especially by being slow, or by not being able to make a decision: Don't dilly-dally - just get your things and let's go!HesitatingUncertaintyDelaying and wasting time
(Definition of dilly-dally verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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