Synonyms of dither in English:


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1‘they wasted several minutes while she dithered’


hesitate, falter, waver, teeter, vacillate, oscillate, fluctuate, change one's mind, be in two minds, be ambivalent, be indecisive, be unsure, be undecided

procrastinate, hang back, delay, stall, temporize, drag one's feet, dawdle, dally

British hum and haw, haver

Scottish swither

informal shilly-shally, dilly-dally, blow hot and cold, pussyfoot around, sit on the fence