pussyfoot

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verb pussy·foot \ˈpu̇-sē-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of pussyfoot

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to tread or move warily or stealthily

  3. 2 :  to refrain from committing oneself

pussyfooter

noun

Examples of pussyfoot in a sentence

  1. He should stop pussyfooting and tell us what he wants to do.

  2. <politicians who try to pussyfoot around hot-button issues>

1903

First Known Use of pussyfoot

1903


PUSSYFOOT Defined for English Language Learners

pussyfoot

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verb pussy·foot \ˈpu̇-sē-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of pussyfoot for English Language Learners

  • : to avoid making a definite decision or stating a definite opinion because of fear, doubt, etc.


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