Foot-dragging meaning

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Foot dragging is defined as procrastination or behavior that is not very eager.

An example of foot dragging is a person who keeps putting off doing his taxes because he knows the process will be long.

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Failure to take prompt or required action.
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Deliberate slowness or delay; stalling.
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Alternative spelling of foot-dragging.
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The deliberate delaying of obligatory action.
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Origin of foot-dragging

  • From drag one's feet.
    From Wiktionary