Synonym of tarrying

Alternative for tarrying

tarries, tarried, tarrying, tarrier, tarriest

Synonym: dawdle, delay, dillydally, linger, loiter, remain, stay, wait,


Present participle for to move or pass at a slow speed, especially of time
dragging crawling dawdling dallying creeping lingering loitering delaying lagging poking dillydallying plodding diddling moping limping inching lollygagging lallygagging nosing snailing trailing straggling oozing slouching shuffling draggling shilly-shallying lagging behind hanging back moving slowly creaking along going slowly trailing behind limping along creeping along advancing slowly hanging heavy wearing on appearing to pass slowly slowing down going on and on going on too long becoming tedious dilly-dallying procrastinating wasting time killing time dragging your feet taking one's time idling whiling away time dithering hanging about putting off hesitating ambling sauntering vacillating hanging around falling behind pottering stalling drifting faltering frittering away waiting pausing marking time hanging fire taking your time humming and hawing getting no place fast loafing meandering wandering rambling trudging trifling havering wavering temporizing swithering staggering puttering dropping behind goofing off staying traipsing temporising taking too long playing a waiting game fooling around strolling lolling skulking lounging fluctuating moseying flagging slackening hobbling retarding pussyfooting around tailing roaming pottering about toddling pottering around roving pottering round bringing up the rear dragging your heels hanging out playing for time using delaying tactics putting off doing something sitting around blowing hot and cold horsing around slacking prevaricating equivocating shirking lazing taking time hemming and hawing frittering away time losing time taking one's own sweet time whiling away the time fiddling about piddling burning daylight passing the time mooching lurking dabbling halting hovering shambling sloughing following straying hanging round mooching around mooching about dragging along tagging along behind walking slowly dragging oneself tagging along stonewalling passing time filibustering tottering waiting around staying put holding back hanging on buying time postponing prolonging adjourning deferring protracting diddle-daddling goldbricking cooling boondoggling frittering time away taking a raincheck suspending action postponing action deferring action letting something slide kicking the can down the road holding off shlepping along sitting on one's butt scrounging around bumming around warming a chair fooling with trifling with playing games with whiling away fooling about perambulating promenading stravaiging walking maundering tromping hiking streeling tramping diminishing dropping failing falling back decreasing bimbling pootling tootling dragging behind waning ebbing slowing tooling jellying percolating trilling sashaying taking a walk taking a stroll taking the air ankling going for a walk going for a stroll stumping slowing up inching along falling off losing strength


Slow to act
dilatory slow sluggish tardy slack unhurried dallying laggard snail-like backward delaying lax lazy lingering crawling creeping dawdling dillydallying dragging idle lagging languid leisurely loitering pokey poking poky sluggardly snaillike snail-paced time-wasting tortoise-like unpunctual behindhand indolent lollygagging procrastinating putting off slothful deliberate flagging late moratory neglectful negligent problem remiss slow-going slow-paced unhasty temporizing temporising hindering obstructive halting retardant cunctative stalling deferring postponing dilly-dallying shelving tabling Fabian listless lackadaisical drowsy inert inactive heavy apathetic lethargic slow-moving torpid measured passive delayed sleepy plodding leaden dull behind languorous phlegmatic easy ponderous supine enervated laid-back belated stagnant overdue moderate tortoiselike dreamy gradual behind schedule indifferent running late dormant behind time debilitated not on time unrushed delinquent somnolent tired latish unenergetic lifeless weary comatose fatigued draggy impassive dopey moony blah slow-footed having spring fever relaxed gentle comfortable sedate casual undemanding steady quiescent weak exhausted lacklustre slumberous lackluster snoozy spiritless neb lymphatic too late moving slowly without energy long-delayed held up hebetudinous behind target restful easy-going effortless painstaking patient stupid undeveloped dense underprivileged imbecile checked moronic arrested underdeveloped feeble-minded subnormal free slackened relaxing slow and steady on hands and knees unproductive burned out sedentary somnific spent deferred later postponed jammed put off hung up last-minute eleventh-hour long-overdue laboured stupefied leaden-footed unenthusiastic shiftless laggy flat labored imperceptible slithering shuffling quailing inching sneaking grovelling worming skulking writhing slinking wriggling squirming shambling groveling hobbling nebbish narcotic stretchy unmoving stolid wimpy sleepyhead static limp quiet depressed out of it on all fours barely moving dead yawny faineant unresponsive fainéant insensitive insensible dozy logy neurasthenic asthenic in arrears

Antonym of tarrying

tarrying Idiom, Proverb

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