verb -lies, -lying or -lied
Word Origin for dilly-dally
Examples from the Web for dilly-dally
Why dilly-dally with teenage angst when you can bring on the Giant Robots, that was my motto.
There will be some real shooting here if you dilly-dally any longer.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin
He sed it was jest this dilly-dally policy that had ruined us.
He says it was one o' them plans as dilly-dally is death on.Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs|Anne Warner
Word Origin and History for dilly-dally
1741, probably a reduplication of dally. Related: Dilly-dallying.