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Definition of 'dawdle'

Verb

  1. take one's time; proceed slowly
       Synonyms: linger
       Antonyms: rush hotfoot hasten hie speed race pelt along rush along cannonball along bucket along belt along
  2. waste time; "Get busy--don't dally!"
       Synonyms: dally
  3. hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
       Synonyms: lag fall back fall behind


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