Thursday, March 12, 2009

Lallygagging

Definition: (from dictionary.com)
-verb (used without object)
1. informal. to spend time idly; loaf

Examples:
"I really should stop lallygagging on Awkward Words Blog and study for my exam."
"One of my favorite activities is to procrastinate by lallygagging on Facebook."

Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"'dawdle, dally,' 1862, lallygag, American English, perhaps from dialectal lolly 'tongue' + gag 'deceive, trick.'"

Awkwardness rating: 6

Garfield knows how to lallygag properly. (dioclese.blogspot.com )

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