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Dalliance

Pronunciation of Dalliance
/dˈaliːəns/, /dˈaliːəns/, /d_ˈa_l_iː__ə_n_s/

Antonyms for dalliance:

drudgery, labor.

Synonyms for dalliance:

Sense 1

idleness.

Sense 2

affair.

Other synonyms and related words:

relaxation, flirting, sport, dawdling, tease, flirt, idleness, coquette, prickteaser, minx, recreation, trifling, Frolicking, vamper, toying, vamp, affair, wasting time, play.

Sense 1 (noun)

affair.

act (noun)

dawdling, trifling.

dalliance (noun)

wasting time, toying, trifling, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dawdling, flirt.

dawdling (noun)

toying, trifling.

endearment (noun)

courtship, enticement, coquetry, romance, spooning, invitingness, flirtation, endearment, liaison, wooing, allurement, amour, charm, seduction, Love-making.

idling (noun)

idleness.

love affair (noun)

seduction, Frolicking, affair.

Usage examples for dalliance:

  • Blackwood's reviewed Adonais and The Cenci in December, 1821. The Della Cruscans were reported to have come again from " retreats of Cockney dalliance in the London suburbs" and " by wainloads from Pisa." - "Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats", Barnette Miller.

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