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English definition of “shilly-shally”

shilly-shally

verb [I] uk   /ˈʃɪl.iˌʃæl.i/ informal disapproving us  
to spend too much time doing something or making a decision because you do not know what is the right thing to do: Stop shilly-shallying and make a decision now!HesitatingUncertaintyDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating
(Definition of shilly-shally from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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