Pussyfoot is to walk cautiously or to act in a way to avoid commitment.(verb)
The definition of a pussyfoot is someone who walks quietly.(noun)
An example of a pussyfoot is someone tiptoeing around the house.
See pussyfoot in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See pussyfoot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb puss·y·foot·ed, puss·y·foot·ing, puss·y·foots
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