Synonyms of dawdle in English:

dawdle


See definition of dawdle

verb

1‘holidaymakers were dawdling over breakfast’

SYNONYMS

linger, dally, take one's time, drag one's feet, be slow, waste time, kill time, fritter time away, idle

delay, procrastinate, stall, hang fire, mark time, potter about, potter around, potter round

informal dilly-dally, let the grass grow under one's feet

archaic, literary tarry

ANTONYMS

hurry

2‘Ruth dawdled back through the wood’

SYNONYMS

amble, stroll, go slowly, walk slowly, move at a snail's pace, not keep pace, hold back, lag behind, fall behind, trail behind

informal mosey, tootle

British informal pootle, bimble, mooch, swan

North American informal putter

ANTONYMS

speed