Synonyms of dilly-dally in English:

dilly-dally


See definition of dilly-dally

verb

1‘the board can't afford to dilly-dally over this issue’

SYNONYMS
waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, mark time, kill time, while away time, potter, trifle, temporize, stall, procrastinate, drag one's feet, play a waiting game
dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, fluctuate
British haver, hum and haw
Scottish swither
informal shilly-shally, blow hot and cold, let the grass grow under one's feet, pussyfoot around
archaic, literary tarry
ANTONYMS

hurry