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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But Wolfi came to mind, his boy babied and over-mothered in Kiel, gentle as the young ornithological lieutenant, dithery, flat-footed and cannoning into things.
"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.
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.
Summary: A foreign doctor who administered a fatal overdose seemed tired and was "dithery", the dead man's partner has told an inquest.