dally with

dally with

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dally with — dally [v1] dawdle, delay boondoggle*, drag, fool around, fool with, fritter away, hang about*, horse around*, idle, jerk off*, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag*, play around*, play games with*, procrastinate, put off, putter, tarry, trail, trifle… …   New thesaurus

  • dally with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms dally with : present tense I/you/we/they dally with he/she/it dallies with present participle dallying with past tense dallied with past participle dallied with 1) dally with something to consider an idea or… …   English dictionary

  • dally with somebody — ˈdally with sb/sth derived (old fashioned) to treat sb/sth in a way that is not serious enough Main entry: ↑dallyderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • dally with something — ˈdally with sb/sth derived (old fashioned) to treat sb/sth in a way that is not serious enough Main entry: ↑dallyderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • dally with — have a casual romantic or sexual relationship with. → dally …   English new terms dictionary

  • dally with an idea — v. have fun with an idea; get busy with an idea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dally — [v1] dawdle, delay boondoggle*, drag, fool around, fool with, fritter away, hang about*, horse around*, idle, jerk off*, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag*, play around*, play games with*, procrastinate, put off, putter, tarry, trail, trifle with,… …   New thesaurus

  • dally — ► VERB (dallies, dallied) 1) act or move slowly. 2) (dally with) have a casual sexual liaison with. 3) (dally with) show a casual interest in. DERIVATIVES dalliance noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dally — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to be slow ) to dally over (to dally over one s work) 2) (d; intr.) ( to play ) to dally with (to dally with smb. s affections) * * * [ dælɪ] (D; intr.) ( to be slow ) to dally over (to dally over one s work) (d; intr.) ( to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dally — /ˈdæli / (say dalee) verb (i) (dallied, dallying) 1. to sport or play, especially amorously. 2. to waste time; loiter; delay. –phrase 3. dally away, to let pass in idleness: to dally the hours away. 4. dally with, to play mockingly with; trifle… …  

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