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pussyfootverb [I]

uk   /ˈpʊs.i.fʊt/ us   /ˈpʊs.i.fʊt/ informal disapproving
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pussyfootverb [I]

us   /ˈpʊs·iˌfʊt/
to be careful about expressing an opinion or taking action, esp. because you might hurt someone’s feelings: Quit pussyfooting around and tell me what you really think.
(Definition of pussyfoot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pussyfoot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 优柔寡断,缩手缩脚,畏首畏尾…
in Chinese (Traditional) 優柔寡斷,縮手縮腳,畏首畏尾…
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