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Variant of lollygag.
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vb, -gags, -gagging or -gagged
(intr) US to loiter aimlessly
[C20: of unknown origin]
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lal•ly•gag(ˈlɑ liˌgæg, ˈlæl i-)
v.i. -gagged, -gag•ging. Informal.
to spend time idly; loaf.
[1860–65, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
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Past participle: lallygagged
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|Verb||1.||lallygag - be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"|
footle, hang around, loiter, lollygag, mess about, mill about, mill around, tarry, lounge, lurk, linger, loaf
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
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