Synonyms for dally

Synonyms for (verb) dally

Synonyms: trifle, dally, play

Definition: consider not very seriously

Usage: He is trifling with her; She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania

Similar words: take, look at, consider, deal

Definition: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes

Usage: Take the case of China; Consider the following case


Synonyms: chat up, butterfly, philander, flirt, coquet, coquette, dally, romance, mash

Definition: talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

Usage: The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries; My husband never flirts with other women

Similar words: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words


Synonyms: dally, dawdle

Definition: waste time

Usage: Get busy--don't dally!

Similar words: act, behave, do

Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people


Synonyms: dally, toy, flirt, play

Definition: behave carelessly or indifferently

Usage: Play about with a young girl's affection

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel