The definition of dither is to be confused.verb
An example of dither is to be undecided about a situation.
Dither is defined as a state of confusion or anxiety.noun
An example of dither is the feeling a mother has when she doesn't know why her baby is sick; in a dither.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- to be nervously excited or confused
- to be indecisive; vacillate, waver, etc.
Origin: ME dideren, prob. akin to daderen, dodder
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Origin: Alteration of didder, from Middle English didderen, to tremble.