Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of swither.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • "swithering" whether, or not, he should take this opportunity of bidding farewell to Pittenloch.

    A Daughter of Fife

  • One guy I spoke to who was swithering between Romney/Gingrich switched to Paul— karen mcveigh @karenmcveigh1 January 31, 20122.01pm: Harry J Enten, our polling analyst, predicted a double-digit win for Romney yesterday, based on his rolling average of averages.

    Florida primary - voting day as it happened

  • Well ... anyway ... yes, I finally decided to jack in the day job after swithering about it for months.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • I also spotted cherries on my shopping trip and was swithering over buying them - but went for the grapes instead as am so pleased to finally have Australian grapes in the shops!

    Cherry Chocolate Sponge Cake

  • I'm swithering as to whether to download and read it or not, after all Smokin' Aces is looking so good I'm not so sure I want to overly spoil anything by reading the script and filling my head with my own images of the story.

    Filmstalker: Smokin' Aces full screenplay online

  • You don't tell people swithering between you & the Tories, that you are committed to putting in Labour.

    LibDems: So Now We Know...

  • The agenda was, if not dictated, at least and at last influenced by the issues the Scottish electorate were vocally concerned about, rather than by what effect a Daily Mail front page might have on the swithering classes down south.

    Boiling a Frog

  • Yet I was bound to push my searching further, so round with a swithering heart went Elrigmore to the very front door of the mansion of Dalness -- open, as I have said, with the light gushing lemon-yellow on the lawn.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • I mind that there was a good back-end that year, as we say, with plenty of keep for the beasts, and the stacks under thatch of sprits by the end of September, and I would be standing in the stackyard as a man will, just pleased to be seeing things as they were, and swithering if

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • No swithering now; he would carry out the adventure if it led to the end of the world!

    Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.