Definition of dither verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dither

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈdɪðə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dither
BrE BrE//ˈdɪðə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðər//
 
he / she / it dithers
BrE BrE//ˈdɪðəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðərz//
 
past simple dithered
BrE BrE//ˈdɪðəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðərd//
 
past participle dithered
BrE BrE//ˈdɪðəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðərd//
 
-ing form dithering
BrE BrE//ˈdɪðərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] to hesitate about what to do because you are unable to decide Stop dithering and get on with it. dither over something She was dithering over what to wear. Word Origin mid 17th cent. (in the dialect sense ‘tremble, quiver’): variant of dialect didder.
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