verb (used without object)
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Origin of dither
OTHER WORDS FROM ditherdith·er·er, noundith·er·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dither
Despite a dithering Congress and a disdainful American public, the diplomatic doors opened.Suddenly, Great Expectations for Iran-U.S. Relations|Christopher Dickey|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Such verbiage and dithering in the face of market mayhem helped Europe get into its mess in the first place.
Fourth, Gordon Brown is a dour, dithering, dry, dislikeable loser.
Like Obama he faced accusations of dithering and cowardice, particularly from his great rival Theodore Roosevelt.
The word "dithering" is beginning to be heard on this side of the Atlantic, too.
Tom stood watching the ambulance whisk Murell off, dithering in indecision.Four-Day Planet|Henry Beam Piper
He nodded to his dithering worship, and marched back slowly and calmly to his dinner.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
"I'm all dithering," panted Hattie, as Winnie pushed her forward to try first.For the Sake of the School|Angela Brazil
His voice caught in a tight knot of strangulation; he was dithering and palsied.Just Around the Corner|Fannie Hurst
A man will no' keep on dithering for what he kens he canna' get.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves