Synonyms of stalling


1. stall, stalling, obstruction

usage: a tactic used to mislead or delay


1. procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally, delay

usage: postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"

2. stall, conk, stop, halt

usage: come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway"

3. stall, delay, detain, hold up

usage: deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"

4. stall, shelter

usage: put into, or keep in, a stall; "Stall the horse"

5. stall, stop, halt

usage: experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

6. stall, stop

usage: cause an airplane to go into a stall

7. stall, stop

usage: cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"

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