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American English: /ˈdɔdl/
British English: /ˈdɔːd(ə)l/

Translation of dawdle in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • entretenerse
    don't dawdle on the way there
    no te entretengas en el camino
    to dawdle over somethingshe dawdled over her meal
    comió con gran parsimonia
    Example sentences
    • 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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