What is another word for waffling?

Pronunciation: [wˈɒflɪŋ] (IPA)

Waffling is a term that refers to the act of being indecisive or speaking at length without saying anything of value. Synonyms for waffling include rambling, hesitating, dithering, vacillating, equivocating, and fence-sitting. These words all suggest a lack of clarity or conviction in one's language or actions. Other synonyms for waffling may include prevaricating, beating around the bush, or obfuscating. These words all imply that the speaker is intentionally trying to obscure the truth or avoid taking a clear position. Whatever term is used, waffling is generally seen as an undesirable trait in both personal and professional communication.

What are the hypernyms for Waffling?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Waffling

My wit's wool-gathering; And I'm waffling like a ...
"Krindlesyke"
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Hesitant in a life clogged in these conflicts that engendered ambivalent waffling and wallowing in futile rumination, he let her pass away.
"An Apostate: Nawin of Thais"
Steven Sills

Related words: waffles, taffy, milkshake, pancakes

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