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English definition of “dither”


verb [I]     /ˈdɪð.ər/ US  // disapproving
to be unable to make a decision about doing something: Stop dithering and choose which one you want! She's still dithering over whether to accept the job she's just been offered.HesitatingUncertaintyDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating ditherer     /r/ US  // noun [C] dithery     /-i/ US  /-i/ adjective He seems rather dithery but in fact he works very calmly and efficiently.HesitatingUncertaintyDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating
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