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
“We already have seen dithering in the immediate wake of the attack on the U.S. consulate,” says a European diplomat.
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.
Peter Beinart on why the left needs to stop the linguistic dithering—and win the only battle that can vanquish al Qaeda.
Presently he came running out of the scullery, with the soapy water dripping from him, dithering with cold.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
Another fellow walking in his sleep and killing criss-cross Huns in his dithering dreams.Air Men o' War|Boyd Cable
I was beginning to correct my first impression that Thrombley was a complete dithering fool.Lone Star Planet|Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
He nodded to his dithering worship, and marched back slowly and calmly to his dinner.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
Tom stood watching the ambulance whisk Murell off, dithering in indecision.Four-Day Planet|Henry Beam Piper