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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pussyfoot.

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Examples

  • Ed Kemmick, that putrid purveyor of pussyfooted prognostication, waxes nostalgic for the days when newspaper vituperation was in style.

    The Iconoclast

  • I am sure the Chargers are satisfied with their big offseason decisions, though let's recap: pussyfooted on the notion of whether to can Schottenheimer or not, watched Cam Cameron and Wade Phillips pick up head coaching gigs, then canned Marty Schottenheimer, and then hiring Norv Turner who has lost everywhere he has coached (including an abysmal tenure with the Redskins).

    Pack is Back

  • We're the party of guilt, I realize -- we've pussyfooted around the facts for a decade now.

    Ben Stoddard: The S Word

  • From the beginning Tim Geithner, supported by the president-elect and backed by Congressional leaders, pussyfooted around the issue of executive compensation in bailed out companies.

    Paul Jenkins: A Crime to Make Money

  • I am sure the Chargers are satisfied with their big offseason decisions, though let's recap: pussyfooted on the notion of whether to can Schottenheimer or not, watched Cam Cameron and Wade Phillips pick up head coaching gigs, then canned Marty Schottenheimer, and then hiring Norv Turner who has lost everywhere he has coached (including an abysmal tenure with the Redskins).

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Ed Kemmick, that putrid purveyor of pussyfooted prognostication, waxes nostalgic for the days when newspaper vituperation was in style.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Unlike the Federal Reserve and Bank of England, the ECB has pussyfooted around quantitative easing, or using its balance sheet to buy government bonds or other securities outright, because it's so fraught with problems in the euro zone.

    Spanish Fly in ECB Ointment

  • As the president, his staff and, most significantly, his frequently deranged First Lady pussyfooted around the paneled rooms of his West Coast ranch compound, eavesdropping on each other and then communicating in whispers the latest fragment of update, it began to feel like one of those Kurosawa dramas about feudal lords -- the Macbeth-based Throne of Blood, say, courtesy of FOX.

    Tom Gliatto: Beyond 24

  • Burns pussyfooted around every other sensitive topic – in some cases ignoring some very inconvenient facts.

    Turkish Media: Government Tools

  • Trump, in return, calls Showbiz Tonight and calls Barb a pussyfooted liar.

    While You Were Arranging a Prayer Vigil for Jayden James… | Best Week Ever

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