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beating around the bush

  • as incircumlocution
  • as inprevaricate
  • as inpussyfoot
  • as install
  • as inweasel
  • as inwelsh
  • as inhem and haw
  • as inelude
  • as inequivocate
  • as inhedge
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Synonyms for beating around the bush

noun indirect speech

Antonyms for beating around the bush

  • conciseness
  • directness
  • straightforwardness
  • terseness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to beating around the bush

circumlocution

noun. indirect speech
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.