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1. dally

verb. ['ˈdæli'] behave carelessly or indifferently.

Synonyms

  • play
  • act
  • flirt
  • trifle
  • move

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • dalyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delaier (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Dally

  • mcnally
  • mcnalley
  • delvalle
  • vitaly
  • vitale
  • verbally
  • straley
  • ranalli
  • mcgalley
  • mccalley
  • finale
  • devalle
  • cavalli
  • stahly
  • stahley
  • scally
  • omalley
  • o'malley
  • graley
  • bralley
  • braley
  • whalley
  • valli
  • valley
  • vallely
  • vallee
  • tally
  • talley
  • shali
  • sally

How do you pronounce dally?

Pronounce dally as ˈdæli.

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Sentences with dally


1. Adverb
The dally wrap should be flat on the bottom near the fork.

Quotes about dally


1. It is a law woven into the nature of man, attested by history, by science, by literature and art, and by dally experience, that strength of mind and force of character are the supreme rulers of human affairs.
- Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II

2. dilly-dally

verb. postpone doing what one should be doing.

Synonyms

  • shillyshally
  • dillydally
  • drag one's feet
  • procrastinate
  • stall
  • delay

Antonyms

  • start
  • activity
  • accelerate

3. dally

verb. ['ˈdæli'] consider not very seriously.

Synonyms

  • toy
  • consider
  • trifle
  • play
  • flirt
  • deal
  • take

Antonyms

  • chaste
  • motivated
  • close up
  • whisper

Etymology

  • dalyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delaier (Anglo-Norman)

4. dally

verb. ['ˈdæli'] talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions.

Synonyms

  • wanton
  • coquet
  • speak
  • chat up
  • vamp
  • philander
  • flirt
  • romance
  • mash
  • talk
  • coquette

Antonyms

  • specify
  • dissuade
  • break
  • man

Etymology

  • dalyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delaier (Anglo-Norman)

5. dally

verb. ['ˈdæli'] waste time.

Synonyms

  • act
  • behave
  • do

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • dalyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delaier (Anglo-Norman)
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