lallygag

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Noun[edit]

lallygag (uncountable)

  1. horseplay, fooling around.
  2. A layabout, one who lallygags.

Verb[edit]

lallygag (third-person singular simple present lallygags, present participle lallygagging, simple past and past participle lallygagged)

  1. (See lollygag.) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.
  2. (archaic, US) To pet, kiss, or otherwise demonstrate overt affection, generally in public.