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Word: dally

Definition: trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time


Sentences Containing 'dally'

After the rumble, Dally and Ponyboy visit Johnny and see him die.
An overcome Dally rushes out of the hospital and robs a store.
As well as honouring the best and fairest player of the year, the Dally M awards recognise the premier player in each position, the best coach and the most outstanding rookie of the season.
Before 1998 the highest award was the Rothmans Medal. The medal is awarded, usually by the Australian Prime Minister, at the annual Dally M Awards night.
Katherine starts to dally with the King's groom, Thomas Culpepper, and is encouraged by her senior lady-in-waiting, Lady Rochford - Henry's sister-in-law - who is also being bedded by Culpepper.
Tara and Willow leave to research at home, but dally along the way while Tara muses about how much Willow has improved her life ("Under Your Spell").
The Dally M has been the official player-of-the-year award, and the highest individual honour in Australian rugby league, since the unification of the game in 1998.
The Dally M Medal is the highlight of the Dally M Awards and was named after Henry Herbert 'Dally' Messenger, who was instrumental in the establishment of rugby league football in Australia.

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