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Meaning of DAWDLER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
 

DAWDLER is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: drone, laggard, lagger, trailer
 
 See Also: bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, plodder, potterer, putterer, slowcoach, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, straggler, strayer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Daw"dler\, n.
One who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a
trifler.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, diddler, dillydallier, dolittle, do-nothing, doodler, drone, faineant, foot-dragger, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, idler, laggard, lie-abed, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, loller, lotus-eater, lounger, lubber, mope, moper, plodder, potterer, procrastinator, putterer, sleepyhead, slouch, sloucher, slow goer, slowbelly, slow-foot, slowpoke, slug, sluggard, snail, stick-in-the-mud, time killer, time waster, tortoise, trifler, waiter on Providence
 

 

 

 

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