Definitions of shillyshally
  1. verb
    postpone doing what one should be doing
    synonyms: dilly-dally, dillydally, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, procrastinate, stall
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    postpone or delay needlessly
    type of:
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  2. verb
    be uncertain and vague
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    type of:
    hover, oscillate, vacillate, vibrate
    be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
  3. noun
    the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
    synonyms: cunctation, procrastination
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    type of:
    delay, holdup
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
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