Dalliance

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Dalliance Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
  • the deliberate act of wasting time instead of working

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working ,
  • playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dalliance'


  • Dalliance: Dalliance is a play by Tom Stoppard , based on Arthur Schnitzler 's play Liebelei. Dalliance was first performed at the Lyttelton Theatre ...

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Dalliance Sample Sentences in News


  • Brynne Edelsten ends marriage to Geoffrey
    Brynne Edelsten has ended her four-year marriage to disgraced medico Geoffrey Edelsten, telling friends she is unable to forgive her publicity-obsessed husband for a reported dalliance with another woman more than 18 months ago. Read more on this news related to 'Dalliance'
  • Jake Gyllenhaal develops a nose for nightmarish news in 'Nightcrawler' clip
    There was a time when Jake Gyllenhaal seemed to be in the mix to play every square-jawed comic-book superhero. Nightcrawler is a character from Marvel’s X-Men universe, but Gyllenhaal’s Nightcrawler , which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and opens in theaters on Oct. 31, continues the actor’s recent dalliance with the dark side. Read more on this news related to 'Dalliance'
  • How a presidential candidate’s personal life changed political journalism
    Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Sex, drugs and politics, it’s all fair game now for reporters covering public officials, but it wasn’t always. Matt Bai, national political columnist for Yahoo News, pinpoints the exact moment when he says it all changed, back in 1987, when a presidential candidate’s extramarital dalliance was made public. His bo Read more on this news related to 'Dalliance'

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