beat around the bush definition

  • verb:
    • to take care of an interest, but omit its main points, often intentionally.
    • To wait or stay away from speaing frankly about some thing difficult or unpleasant.
    • be deliberately uncertain or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    • to deal with an interest, but omit its details, frequently intentionally.
    • To hesitate or avoid referring to something hard or unpleasant.
    • be deliberately ambiguous or uncertain being mislead or withhold information

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