"dallying" in the verb sense
1. dally, toy, play, flirt
behave carelessly or indifferently
"Play about with a young girl's affection"
2. dally, dawdle
3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash
talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
"The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"
"My husband never flirts with other women"
4. dally, trifle, play
consider not very seriously
"He is trifling with her"
"She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"
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