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pussyfooting

verb
present participle of pussyfoot

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1 to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • politicians who try to pussyfoot around hot-button issues

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2 to move about in a sly or secret manner
  • pussyfooting through the hallways in the middle of the night

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“Pussyfooting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pussyfooting. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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