dawdler

  • 1 Dawdler — Daw dler, n. One who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a trifler. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dawdler — dawdle ► VERB ▪ move slowly; take one s time. DERIVATIVES dawdler noun. ORIGIN related to dialect daddle, doddle dally …

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  • 3 dawdler — noun see dawdle …

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  • 4 dawdler — See dawdle. * * * …

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  • 5 dawdler — noun a person who dawdles or idles …

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  • 6 dawdler — Synonyms and related words: clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, diddler, dillydallier, do nothing, dolittle, doodler, drone, faineant, foot dragger, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof off, idler, laggard, lie abed, lingerer, loafer,… …

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  • 7 dawdler — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that lags: dilly dallier, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, procrastinator, straggler, tarrier. Informal: slowpoke. See FAST …

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  • 8 dawdler — daw·dler || dɔːdlÉ™(r) n. loiterer, idler …

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  • 9 dawdler — 1) drawled 2) waddler …

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  • 10 dawdler — n. Idler, trifler, lounger, laggard, drone, sluggard, slow back, inefficient person …

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  • 11 dawdler — n laggard, lingerer, loiterer; lie abed, slugabed, layabout, dreamer, lotus eater, drone, lounger; snail, slowpoke, tortoise, afternoon farmer, lazybones; loafer, faineant, do nothing, sluggard, sloth, idler, trifler; shirker, Sl. goof off,… …

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  • 12 dawdler — daw·dler …

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  • 13 dawdler — noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind • Syn: ↑drone, ↑laggard, ↑lagger, ↑trailer, ↑poke • Derivationally related forms: ↑poky (for: ↑ …

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  • 14 dawdle — dawdler, n. dawdlingly, adv. /dawd l/, v., dawdled, dawdling. v.i. 1. to waste time; idle; trifle; loiter: Stop dawdling and help me with these packages! 2. to move slowly, languidly, or dilatorily; saunter. v.t. 3. to waste (time) by or as if by …

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  • 15 laggard — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lingerer, loiterer (see slowness). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. loiterer, straggler, slowpoke, dawdler, loafer, slouch. III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. straggler, slowpoke, dawdler, lagger, dallier,… …

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  • 16 slowpoke — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. sloth, slug, laggard, snail, dawdler, foot dragger, procrastinator. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. One that lags: dawdler, dilly dallier, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, pro crastinator,… …

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  • 17 lagger — noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind • Syn: ↑dawdler, ↑drone, ↑laggard, ↑trailer, ↑poke • Derivationally related forms: ↑poky (for: ↑ …

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  • 18 Dawdle — Daw dle, n. A dawdler. Colman & Carrick. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Poke — Poke, n. 1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs. Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] 2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person. [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster] 3. A contrivance to prevent an animal… …

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  • 20 Poke bonnet — Poke Poke, n. 1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs. Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] 2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person. [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster] 3. A contrivance to prevent an… …

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