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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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It is after all, two dithery old pensioners he/she has to thank for their very own existence.
While dithery and naive, her character has the most heart and her final scene with Ellis is particularly sad.
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.
Garbed in flamboyant urban gypsy-wear and sporting a pair of braided bagels on either side of her head, Lansbury's wonderfully dithery mannerisms and extravagant gestures even cover for the occasional line flub.
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.
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).
It is only in the putting area that he can be a bit dithery but recent exploits indicate he is more than holding his own with the flat stick.
Mary Steenburgen plays a dithery civic booster who just can't get the locals excited about her hokey Buccaneer Days festival.
Anthony, a saggy-baggy Betty Friedan, a wearily perky Gloria Steinem and, in glorious color, TVs dithery, microminiskirted, sex-lies-and-Pringles-obsessed lawyergirl Ally McBeal.
Dithery Mavis Wilton is as exciting as her pet budgie.
Instead of the required commanding figure, the nation is lumbered with an accidental PM who is so dithery she's called Theresa Maybe behind her back by Conservative MPs.
Len, with Strictly since it started in 2004, said: "Anton would be perfect to take over from me if the time comes and I'm too dithery to carry on or if they decide they've had enough of me.
You end up doing a dithery little dance between one end and the other, trying to pack, in between the time it has taken for the computer to realise there's too much on the belt and it starts rolling backwards leaving your purple-headed broccoli stalks not knowing whether they're coming or going.