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"pussyfoot" in British English

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pussyfootverb [ I ]

uk /ˈpʊs.i.fʊt/ us /ˈpʊs.i.fʊt/ informal disapproving

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

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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)