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English definition of “dawdle”

dawdle

verb [I]     /ˈdɔː.dl̩/ US  /ˈdɑː-/
to do something or go somewhere very slowly, taking more time than is necessary: Stop dawdling! You'll be late for school!Slow and moving slowlyDelaying and wasting time
(Definition of dawdle verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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