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, loiter, loiter along, 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