dilly-dallied dilly-dallied

Definition(s):

  • (v) postpone doing what one should be doing

Quotes

  1. "If you noticed, I dilly-dallied when I got out there," Piniella said. "My mind was spinning. I had two choices and I wasn't sure of which one."
    on May 25, 2008 By: Lou Piniella Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Queensland received adequate federal funding for road construction but "dilly-dallied on getting the job done", Mr Truss told the Queensland Nationals' annual conference in Brisbane today.
    on Jul 22, 2006 By: Warren Truss Source: NEWS.com.au

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