- Dither is defined as a state of confusion or anxiety.
An example of dither is the feeling a mother has when she doesn't know why her baby is sick; in a dither.
- The definition of dither is to be confused.
An example of dither is to be undecided about a situation.
dither definition by Webster's New World
- to be nervously excited or confused
- to be indecisive; vacillate, waver, etc.
Origin: Middle English dideren, probably akin to daderen, dodder
dither definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Alteration of didder, from Middle English didderen, to tremble.