Meaning of “fence-sitter” in the English Dictionary

"fence-sitter" in British English

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fence-sitternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfensˌsɪt.ər/ us /ˈfensˌsɪt̬.ɚ/ disapproving

someone who supports both sides in a disagreement because they cannot make a decision or do not want to annoy or offend either side

noun [ U ] uk us

(Definition of “fence-sitter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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