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beat about the bush

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  • as indigress
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Synonyms for beat about the bush

verb stray, deviate
  • meander
  • aberrate
  • depart
  • divagate
  • drift
  • ramble
  • roam
  • swerve
  • veer
  • wander
  • be diffuse
  • beat about the bush
  • circumlocute
  • excurse
  • get off the point
  • get off the subject
  • get sidetracked
  • go by way of
  • go off on a tangent
  • long way
  • turn aside
  • wander away

Antonyms for beat about the bush

  • go direct
  • stay
  • be direct
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to beat about the bush

digress

verb. stray, deviate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.