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lollygag (v.)

"dawdle, dally," 1862, lallygag, American English, perhaps from dialectal lolly "tongue" + gag "deceive, trick." Related: Lollygagged; lollygagging.

updated on August 17, 2016

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Definitions of lollygag from WordNet

lollygag (v.)
be about;
Synonyms: loiter / lounge / footle / loaf / lallygag / hang around / mess about / tarry / linger / lurk / mill about / mill around
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