Synonyms of beat about the bush in English:

beat about the bush


See definition of beat about the bush

phrase

1‘he never beat about the bush when something was annoying him’

SYNONYMS

prevaricate, vacillate, dodge the issue, evade the issue, be non-committal, hedge, hedge one's bets, quibble, parry questions, fudge the issue, mince one's words, stall, shilly-shally, hesitate

British hum and haw

informal pussyfoot around, waffle, flannel, sit on the fence, duck the question

rare tergiversate

ANTONYMS

come to the point