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Verb: dillydally  'di-lee,da-lee
  1. Postpone doing what one should be doing
    "He did not want to write the letter and dillydallied for days";
    - procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally

Derived forms: dillydallied, dillydallying, dillydallies, dilly-dallies, dilly-dallying, dilly-dallied

Type of: delay