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

     

    dither

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdɪðə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪðər//
     
    [singular](informal)
     
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  1. 1a state of not being able to decide what you should do I'm in a dither about who to invite.
  2. 2a state of excitement or worry Don't get yourself in a dither over everything.
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent. (in the dialect sense ‘tremble, quiver’): variant of dialect didder.
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