Definitions for lallygagˈlɑ liˌgæg, ˈlæl i-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lal•ly•gag*ˈlɑ liˌgæg, ˈlæl i-(v.i.)-gagged, -gag•ging.

also lollygag

  1. to spend time idly; loaf.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of lallygag:

1860–65, Amer.; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around(verb)

    be about

    "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

Wiktionary

  1. lallygag(Noun)

    horseplay, fooling around.

  2. lallygag(Noun)

    A layabout, one who lallygags.

  3. lallygag(Verb)

    (See lollygag.) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.

  4. lallygag(Verb)

    To pet, kiss, or otherwise demonstrate overt affection, generally in public.

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