[ US /ˈdɪɫiˈdæɫi/ ]
  1. postpone doing what one should be doing
    He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
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How To Use dillydally In A Sentence

  • He said he couldn't dillydally any longer," Llewellyn told NEWSWEEK. Powell On The Brink
  • I don't ever remember not hearing 'dillydally' from my mother and grandmothers my entire life. The Pioneer Woman - Full RSS Feed
  • Moreover, rather than dillydally by trying to get everything perfect the first time out, the SEC sensibly created a pilot project that initially targets the all-important S&P 500 stocks and then relies upon market experience to guide the follow-on expansion to more securities. First Thing's First: Stock Circuit-Breakers In Place
  • The show's bosses can't dillydally for too much longer. The Sun
  • The boy slipped and whimpered, rubbing his knee, and Ben tried to catch his breath, and only for a second, because they should never dillydally. Their Dogs Came With Them
  • After all, each day and week that go by we lose market share to foreign competitors whose governments don't dillydally on negotiating access to overseas markets. Right Turn: Didn't Obama pledge to complete 3 free-trade deals?
  • The show's bosses can't dillydally for too much longer. The Sun
  • But the newest version of candidate McCain does not dillydally, soft-pedal or claim to live outside politics-as-usual. A Whole New McCain - Swampland - TIME.com
  • _tapis_ in the circumlocution departments with the usual quantity of red tape and dillydallying of effete fogeydom and dunderheads generally. Ulysses
  • I don't dillydally, explore needlessly, or take any big chances. Saved by the Bell
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