January 17th, 2020

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Friday word: Lollygag



Lollygag [LAH-lee-gag]
(v.)
- To waste time idly; to loaf or dilly-dally.
- To indulge in kisses and caresses; make love; neck.

From American English, perhaps derived from “lolly” (tongue) + “gag” (deceive, trick). First used - 1862.

Used in a sentence:
“The lascivious lolly-gagging lumps of licentiousness who disgrace the common decencies of life by their love-sick fawnings at our public dances.”
-The Northern Vindicator (Iowa Newspaper) February 27th, 1868
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