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Dawdler   Listen
noun
Dawdler  n.  One who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a trifler.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Dawdler" Quotes from Famous Books



... under the calm gaze of the desert, he found himself turning his thoughts inward. He had been driven out of his father's house. He had been called a dawdler and a trifler and a do-nothing. He had been told by a stern old man who was a man that he was a disgrace to his name. He had never done anything but dance and smoke and drink and make pretty speeches which were polite lies and which were ...
— Under Handicap - A Novel • Jackson Gregory

... dawdler. As an infant, if report speaks truly, I dawdled over my food, over my toilet, and over my slumbers. Nothing (so I am told) could prevail on me to stick steadily to my bottle till it was done; but I ...
— Parkhurst Boys - And Other Stories of School Life • Talbot Baines Reed



Words linked to "Dawdler" :   slowpoke, do-nothing, layabout, potterer, straggler, loiterer, strayer, lagger, drone, lingerer, trailer, dawdle, laggard, plodder, putterer, poke, idler, slowcoach, stick-in-the-mud



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