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Saturday, September 21, 2013

lallygag

\LAH-lee-gag, LAL-ee-\ , verb;
1.
to spend time idly; loaf.
2.
to indulge in kisses and caresses; make love; neck.
Quotes:
Then we can get things going like we've talked about. Now that we're here, there ain't no use to lallygag around.
-- Wesley Ellis, Lone Star 79, 1989
Are you coming in, or are you going to lallygag in the hallway?
-- Donita K. Paul, The Vanishing Sculptor, 2009
Origin:
Lallygag is an Americanism that arose in the 1860s. Its origin is uncertain.
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