Synonyms of hum and haw in English:

hum and haw


See definition of hum and haw

phrase

1‘they waste a lot of time humming and hawing before going into action’

SYNONYMS

be indecisive, hesitate, dither, vacillate, procrastinate, equivocate, prevaricate, waver, falter, fluctuate

haver

Scottish swither

informal shilly-shally, dilly-dally, blow hot and cold, pussyfoot around

archaic, literary tarry

ANTONYMS

be decisive