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shil•ly-shal•ly



Pronunciation: (shil'ē-shal"ē), [key]
v., -lied, -ly•ing,
n., pl. -shal•lies,
adj., adv.


v.i.
1. to show indecision or hesitation; be irresolute; vacillate.
2. to waste time; dawdle.

n.
irresolution; indecision; vacillation: It was sheer shilly-shally on his part.

adj.
irresolute; undecided; vacillating.

adv.
irresolutely.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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