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Related to dithery: haphazardly, flippantly
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vacillate

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an excited state of agitation

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act nervously

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make a fuss

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For after all, without the costume designer, how could stars "begin to work out who your character really is," as the guild's Swarovski President's Award winner Michael Douglas asked as he accepted his trophy from a slightly dithery Sharon Stone.
What a pity for JS Gosforth having to put up with dithery old pensioners, what a sad life he/she has to endure.
The Gay Divorcee is an enjoyably silly film, with its French farce plot and supporting cast of absurdist characters (an eccentric waiter, an over-the-top Italian fop, and the heroine's dithery, yet purposeful aunt.
has nothing to say: "all this dithery dawdling, I can't get
Telly roles in Z-Cars and Minder followed, along with a stint on In Loving Memory, before she entered soapland in the early 90s as Coronation Street's dithery shop worker Maureen Naylor (later to become Maureen Holdsworth then Maureen Elliott).
From The Duchess of Marlborough in The First Churchills and Lady Glencora Palliser in The Pallisers to her current role as the dithery Molly MacDonald in Monarch of the Glen, Ms Hampshire has played them all.
But, in fact, if Brown had not been so dithery at that time, he could easily have turned the tables on Blair.
Emma shows the older of two sisters as dim and dithery, a sort of boring version of Jane Bennett, and in Mansfield Park and Persuasion the stakes are higher: siblings fight viciously for resources, the girls for lovers and the boys for money.
I still feel a bit dithery and I don't want to leave the house.
The more time we spend hanging out with Meg and Matthew, the more we like them, which is mainly due to the easygoing chemistry and good comic timing of Joyner and Addison, although we're still scratching our heads over Meg's affair with that incredibly drippy and dithery doctor.
Coventry welcomed Benn Olson back from injury and the defence looked more sure-footed, less dithery and more inclined to head up the ice rather than behind the net.
Anyone worth their salt would love that sort of challenge against dithery opposition.
And I get stuck outside hotel rooms - I know how to turn a key but get dithery over a swipe card.