he was dithering about the election date.
display or print (an image) without sharp edges so that there appear to be more colors in it than are really available:
[as adj.] (dithered)
dithered bit maps.
after months of dither they had still not agreed.
2. [in sing.]
a state of agitation:
buses are jammed and dirty and everyone is in a dither over taxis.
, foregather, gather, slather
, father, lather, rather
•grandfather • stepfather • godfather
, feather, heather, leather, nether, tether, together, weather, wether, whether
•bather • sunbather
, hither, slither, swither, thither, whither, wither, zither
•Rhondda • mouther • loather
, brother, mother, other, smother, t'other
•grandmother • stepmother
•godmother • housemother
•stepbrother • further
quake, quiver. XVII. var. of (dial.) didder
(XIV), orig. and still north., of symbolic orig.