dawdler


dawdler
Synonyms and related words:
clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, diddler, dillydallier, do-nothing, dolittle, doodler, drone, faineant, foot-dragger, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, idler, laggard, lie-abed, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, loller, lotus-eater, lounger, lubber, mope, moper, plodder, potterer, procrastinator, putterer, sleepyhead, slouch, sloucher, slow goer, slow-foot, slowbelly, slowpoke, slug, sluggard, snail, stick-in-the-mud, time killer, time waster, tortoise, trifler, waiter on Providence

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  • Dawdler — Daw dler, n. One who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a trifler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dawdler — dawdle ► VERB ▪ move slowly; take one s time. DERIVATIVES dawdler noun. ORIGIN related to dialect daddle, doddle dally …   English terms dictionary

  • dawdler — noun see dawdle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dawdler — See dawdle. * * * …   Universalium

  • dawdler — noun a person who dawdles or idles …   Wiktionary

  • dawdler — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that lags: dilly dallier, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, procrastinator, straggler, tarrier. Informal: slowpoke. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • dawdler — daw·dler || dɔːdlÉ™(r) n. loiterer, idler …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dawdler — 1) drawled 2) waddler …   Anagrams dictionary

  • dawdler — n. Idler, trifler, lounger, laggard, drone, sluggard, slow back, inefficient person …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dawdler — n laggard, lingerer, loiterer; lie abed, slugabed, layabout, dreamer, lotus eater, drone, lounger; snail, slowpoke, tortoise, afternoon farmer, lazybones; loafer, faineant, do nothing, sluggard, sloth, idler, trifler; shirker, Sl. goof off,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder