dithery


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dithery

[ˈdɪðərɪ] ADJ (= nervous) → nervioso; (= hesitant) → indeciso, vacilante; (from old age) → chocho

dithery

adj (inf)unentschlossen
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I didn't want to get dithery and for people to go, 'He's still on it, the old fool, dribbling and stuff'.
There is a perception too widely held that older people are slow, dithery and downright dangerous, which is just not true.
DONEGAL 0-12 LONGFORD 0-7 All-Ireland SFC Qualifier Rnd 2A BY GERRY MCLAUGHLIN DITHERY Donegal limped over the line against 14-man Longford in a tepid affair in Ballybofey.
Simon Cowell was dithery and less cutting with the contestants.
The more we hang out with Meg and Matthew, the more we like them, although we're still scratching our heads over Meg's affair with that incredibly drippy and dithery doctor.
I love racing, I take a great interest, and it's vital to maintain that interest otherwise you get even more dithery than I am now.
Ken Clarke needs to book himself a place in a nursing home, as he is clearly becoming dithery and detached from the reality of serious crime in Britain today.
Told that green is her lucky color, the dithery Delphine of Summer wears anything but--the closest she comes is a tealy beret--a subtle signifier of her determination to refuse good fortune.
Mr Gray's partner Lynda Bubb told the first day of the inquest in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire: "The doctor seemed a bit dithery, he was muttering to himself.
but it seems very unfair that if you're a dithery old man in a flat cap singing with your eyes closed you have more chance of getting through than someone genuinely talented, because you're singing as gaeilge.