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Synonyms for dallyˈdæl i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dally, toy, play, flirt(verb)

    behave carelessly or indifferently

    recreate, make for, bring, wager, flirt, play, dally, work, meet, take on, coquette, coquet, butterfly, romance, wreak, dawdle, toy, bet, roleplay, playact, run, fiddle, spiel, diddle, philander, act, represent, mash, chat up, encounter, trifle, act as

  2. dally, dawdle(verb)

    waste time

    lag, flirt, play, dally, linger, fall behind, coquette, coquet, butterfly, romance, dawdle, toy, fall back, philander, mash, chat up, trifle

  3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash(verb)

    talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

    flirt, crush, womanise, court, squelch, solicit, play, dally, coquette, coquet, butterfly, romance, comminute, dawdle, toy, woo, bray, womanize, grind, squeeze, philander, crunch, mash, chat up, squash, trifle

  4. dally, trifle, play(verb)

    consider not very seriously

    take on, fiddle, wanton, bet, spiel, act, romance, run, flirt, trifle, dally, diddle, meet, coquette, piddle, roleplay, chat up, butterfly, act as, toy, encounter, playact, work, dawdle, make for, piddle away, play, represent, wanton away, frivol, bring, recreate, philander, coquet, mash, wreak, wager

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dally(v. n.)

    trifle, dawdle, lose time, waste time, idle away time, fritter away time

  2. dally(v. n.)

    fondle, toy, interchange caresses

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

dali, dallas, daly

Translations for dally

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • губя си времето, играя си, отлагам, флиртувамBulgarian
  • lanterner, lambiner, trainer, flirter, procrastinerFrench
  • trastullarsiItalian
  • whakarunarunaMāori
  • бездельничать, флиртовать, кокетничать, задерживать, задержать, прохлаждаться, развлекаться, [[время]] [[впустую]], откладывать, отложитьRussian

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