Synonyms and Antonyms for beat-around-the-bush

1. around (adv.)

in the area or vicinity

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2. around (adv.)

used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction

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3. around (adv.)

(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

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5. beat (v.)

give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

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6. bush (n.)

a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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8. beat (v.)

move rhythmically

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9. beat (v.)

shape by beating

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10. bush (n.)

dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

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