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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of procrastinating v. - Postpone doing what one should be doing; Be uncertain and vague.

Usage examples (6)
  • Noun : It was sheer shilly-shally on his part
  • (John M'Iver the humblest of its members) built up on doubt and whim and shillyshally hither and yond?
  • 'Two not sound, five true as steel, and the rest shillyshally.
  • And you'd shillyshally around, and throw over the true, noble hero to whom you owe everything -- whom you've pretended you loved -- to run after a title, an Englishman,... for more
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