Meaning of dawdle
Pronunciation: (dôd'l), [key]
— v., -dled, -dling.
- to waste time; idle; trifle; loiter: Stop dawdling and help me with these packages!
- to move slowly, languidly, or dilatorily; saunter.
- to waste (time) by or as if by trifling (usually fol. by away): He dawdled away the whole morning.
- dawdle (Thesaurus)