Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / shilly shally
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

QUIZZES

Quiz Yourself On The Many Types Of Nouns

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

You that haven't a bit or a sup but what comes from him, and you to stand shilly-shallying!
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
There would be none of this shilly-shallying back-and-forth work then!
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
We will make no further pretence, and lest I lose you by further shilly-shallying, we will start upon our journey at once.
ROMANCE OF ROMAN VILLASELIZABETH W. (ELIZBETH WILLIAMS) CHAMPNEY
However, one thing was certain: there must be no shilly-shallying.
Strange that people will have so much faith in shilly-shally!
Can't you see that you are driving me distracted with your shilly-shallying?
"I have little experience of shilly-shally methods," replied his visitor.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
No more shilly-shallying—he had thrown the dice and lost and must pay the stakes.
Why don't they go into the place, without all this shilly-shallying?
I hear the shilly-shally policy of the English Government bitterly condemned.
CITIES OF THE DAWNJ. EWING RITCHIE

WORD OF THE DAY

speciousadjective | [spee-shuhs ]SEE DEFINITION
See Today's Synonym