Simple Definition of pussyfoot
: to avoid making a definite decision or stating a definite opinion because of fear, doubt, etc.
Full Definition of pussyfoot
1 : to tread or move warily or stealthily
2 : to refrain from committing oneself
Examples of pussyfoot in a sentence
He should stop pussyfooting and tell us what he wants to do.
<politicians who try to pussyfoot around hot-button issues>
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