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[shil-ee-shal-ee] /ˈʃɪl iˌʃæl i/
verb (used without object), shilly-shallied, shilly-shallying.
to show indecision or hesitation; be irresolute; vacillate.
to waste time; dawdle.
noun, plural shilly-shallies.
irresolution; indecision; vacillation:
It was sheer shilly-shally on his part.
irresolute; undecided; vacillating.


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