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1. dither

noun. ['ˈdɪðɝ'] an excited state of agitation.

Synonyms

  • pother
  • tizzy
  • flap
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • calmness
  • soothe

Etymology

  • didder (English)
  • didderen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Dither

  • whither
  • smither
  • slither
  • atither
  • zither
  • wither
  • ryther
  • hither
  • bither

Example sentences of the word dither


1. Adjective
Fast-moving school fish like the Mexican tetra can act as dither fish.

2. Adverb
Adding dither fish to the tank will help your blood parrots feel more secure.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Barbs are another schooling fish that make great dither fish.

4. Verb, base form
Don't dither.

2. dither

verb. ['ˈdɪðɝ'] act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain.

Etymology

  • didder (English)
  • didderen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. dither

verb. ['ˈdɪðɝ'] make a fuss; be agitated.

Synonyms

  • fuss
  • niggle
  • pother
  • flap

Etymology

  • didder (English)
  • didderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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