Translation of dawdle in Spanish:

dawdle

Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːdl/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • entretenerse* don't dawdle on the way there no te entretengas en el caminoto dawdle over sth she dawdled over her meal comió con gran parsimonia
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    • Don't dawdle - questions must reach us by next Wednesday.
    • The Greek international dawdled and as he did so his captain stepped out of midfield and waved his arms madly at him.
    • Not a lot of time for dawdling around in cafés and coffee bars today.

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