Synonyms of shillyshally


1. procrastination, cunctation, shillyshally, delay, holdup

usage: the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time


1. shillyshally, hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate

usage: be uncertain and vague

2. procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally, delay

usage: postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"

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Definition and meaning of shillyshally (Dictionary)