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dalliance

dal·li·ance

dalliance

 
pronunciation:
dae li ns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: amorous play; flirtation.
definition 2: a wasting away of time; loitering; dawdling.
Because of his dalliance, he missed the deadline for applying to the university.