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lol·ly·gag

(lŏl′ē-găg′) also lal·ly·gag (lăl′ē-)
intr.v. lol·ly·gagged, lol·ly·gag·ging, lol·ly·gags also lal·ly·gagged or lal·ly·gag·ging or lal·ly·gags
To waste time by puttering aimlessly; dawdle.

[Origin unknown.]

lollygag

(ˈlɒlɪˌɡæɡ)
vb, -gags, -gagging or -gagged
(intr) a variant of lallygag

lal•ly•gag

(ˈlɑ liˌgæg, ˈlæl i-)

also lollygag



v.i. -gagged, -gag•ging. Informal.
to spend time idly; loaf.
[1860–65, Amer.; orig. uncertain]

lollygag


Past participle: lollygagged
Gerund: lollygagging

Imperative
lollygag
lollygag
Present
I lollygag
you lollygag
he/she/it lollygags
we lollygag
you lollygag
they lollygag
Preterite
I lollygagged
you lollygagged
he/she/it lollygagged
we lollygagged
you lollygagged
they lollygagged
Present Continuous
I am lollygagging
you are lollygagging
he/she/it is lollygagging
we are lollygagging
you are lollygagging
they are lollygagging
Present Perfect
I have lollygagged
you have lollygagged
he/she/it has lollygagged
we have lollygagged
you have lollygagged
they have lollygagged
Past Continuous
I was lollygagging
you were lollygagging
he/she/it was lollygagging
we were lollygagging
you were lollygagging
they were lollygagging
Past Perfect
I had lollygagged
you had lollygagged
he/she/it had lollygagged
we had lollygagged
you had lollygagged
they had lollygagged
Future
I will lollygag
you will lollygag
he/she/it will lollygag
we will lollygag
you will lollygag
they will lollygag
Future Perfect
I will have lollygagged
you will have lollygagged
he/she/it will have lollygagged
we will have lollygagged
you will have lollygagged
they will have lollygagged
Future Continuous
I will be lollygagging
you will be lollygagging
he/she/it will be lollygagging
we will be lollygagging
you will be lollygagging
they will be lollygagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lollygagging
you have been lollygagging
he/she/it has been lollygagging
we have been lollygagging
you have been lollygagging
they have been lollygagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lollygagging
you will have been lollygagging
he/she/it will have been lollygagging
we will have been lollygagging
you will have been lollygagging
they will have been lollygagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lollygagging
you had been lollygagging
he/she/it had been lollygagging
we had been lollygagging
you had been lollygagging
they had been lollygagging
Conditional
I would lollygag
you would lollygag
he/she/it would lollygag
we would lollygag
you would lollygag
they would lollygag
Past Conditional
I would have lollygagged
you would have lollygagged
he/she/it would have lollygagged
we would have lollygagged
you would have lollygagged
they would have lollygagged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.lollygag - be aboutlollygag - be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
prowl, lurch - loiter about, with no apparent aim
Translations

lollygag

, lallygag
vi (dated US sl)
(= waste time)seine Zeit verplempern (inf)
(= kiss and cuddle)schmusen (inf)
References in periodicals archive ?
Poets are notorious for dawdling, idling, lallygagging, woolgathering -- the outward manifestations of that condition of listening into which they have retreated, taking language with them.