fence-sitter

[ fens-sit-er ]
/ ˈfɛnsˌsɪt ər /

noun

a person who remains neutral or undecided in a controversy.

Nearby words

  1. fence in,
  2. fence lizard,
  3. fence with,
  4. fence-mending,
  5. fence-off,
  6. fencer,
  7. fencerow,
  8. fencible,
  9. fencing,
  10. fencing wire

Origin of fence-sitter

First recorded in 1900–05

Related formsfence-sit·ting, noun

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