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 for dawdler
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dawdler \Daw"dler\, n.
     One who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a
     trifler.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dawdler
      n 1: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who
           lags behind [syn: dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger,
           trailer, poke]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "dawdler":
     clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, diddler, dillydallier, do-nothing,
     dolittle, doodler, drone, faineant, foot-dragger,
     gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, idler,
     laggard, lie-abed, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, loller, lotus-eater,
     lounger, lubber, mope, moper, plodder, potterer, procrastinator,
     putterer, sleepyhead, slouch, sloucher, slow goer, slow-foot,
     slowbelly, slowpoke, slug, sluggard, snail, stick-in-the-mud,
     time killer, time waster, tortoise, trifler,
     waiter on Providence
  
  

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