Meaning of dally

dal•ly

Pronunciation: (dal'ē), [key]
— v., -lied, -ly•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to waste time; loiter; delay.
  2. to act playfully, esp. in an amorous or flirtatious way.
  3. to play mockingly; trifle: to dally with danger.
—v.t.
  1. to waste (time) (usually fol. by away).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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