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Noun: dalliance  da-lee-un(t)s
  1. The deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
    - dawdling, trifling
     
  2. Playful behaviour intended to arouse sexual interest
    - flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, toying

Derived forms: dalliances

Type of: caper, delay, frolic, gambol, holdup, play, romp

Encyclopedia: Dalliance