Word of the Day Archive
Saturday September 21, 2013
lallygag \LAH-lee-gag, LAL-ee-\
1. to spend time idly; loaf.
2. to indulge in kisses and caresses; make love; neck.
Then we can get things going like we've talked about. Now that we're here, there ain't no use to lallygag around.
-- Wesley Ellis, Lone Star 79, 1989
Are you coming in, or are you going to lallygag in the hallway?
-- Donita K. Paul, The Vanishing Sculptor, 2009
Lallygag is an Americanism that arose in the 1860s. Its origin is uncertain.