AskDefine | Define lollygag

Dictionary Definition

lollygag v : be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?" [syn: loiter, lounge, footle, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around]

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Origin unknown.


  • /'lɒlɪgæg/


  1. To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.
    He was not about to tolerate such lollygagging from Vanna on work time.
  2. To kiss, fondle or otherwise make out with.



To dawdle; to avoid work


  1. Silliness, nonsense.
    He likes to do his car up with blacked-out windows, and all that lollygag.



Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bill and coo, copulate, dally, dawdle, delay, diddle, dillydally, doodle, drag, falter, flag, goof off, halt, lag, linger, loiter, make love, make out, neck, pet, piddle, poke, shilly-shally, smooch, spoon, sweet-talk, tarry, toy, trail, trifle, wanton, waste time, whisper sweet nothings
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