verb (used without object), daw·dled, daw·dling.
verb (used with object), daw·dled, daw·dling.
Origin of dawdle
Related formsdaw·dler, noundaw·dling·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for dawdler
But he knows that he is just a dawdler compared to Chomsky, the great big mindbender.
He had been called a dawdler and a trifler and a do-nothing.Under Handicap|Jackson Gregory
I am but a dawdler, a do-nothing, the butt and laughing-stock of all brave men.Helmet of Navarre|Bertha Runkle
And a weakling, a dawdler like himself, must reply to a hero like that!The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez