Shilly shally in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Shilly shally

in an uncertain or wavering way

Examples of Shilly shally in a sentence

When the teacher stumped the student with a difficult question, she spoke shilly shally since she didn’t know the answer. 🔊

Afraid to approach the attacking bear, the park ranger walked shilly shally up to the situation by taking very small steps. 🔊

Police officers will approach shilly shally to the suspect’s car by slowly and cautiously observing the driver. 🔊

Since the woman didn’t want to tell her sensitive friend about the toilet paper stuck to the back of her pants, she spoke shilly shally without really knowing what to say.  🔊

Two young girls turned shilly shally around each corner in the dark haunted house for fear they would run into something scary.  🔊

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