Example sentences for: dawdles

How can you use “dawdles” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One of the most damning things that can be said about a script is that it is "episodic," meaning that it dawdles when it should accelerate, that the writer is less interested in the ruthless propulsion of the story than in leisurely details of tone and character.

  • The New Yorker 's David Denby also pronounces the film passable: "Although the movie dawdles and repeats itself, it is often charming."

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