- v to go stealthily or furtively
- Ariel Sharon has never been one to pussyfoot.
- Legally it is quite as libelous to pussyfoot, "John Doe is an alleged swindler," as to boldly print, "John Doe is a swindler.
- It is impossible to pussyfoot in rubber boots and, regardless of platform, the Republican Presidential nominee will probably pussyfoot on Prohibition.
- John Howard in Washington Post
We pussyfoot around far too much using diplomatic language. This man is a disaster. His country is just a total heap of misery. Frankly, I've run out of patience,Howard told Australian radio in a blistering criticism of Mugabe's latest...
- Charles Grassley in Bloomberg
The existing law allows administrators in the executive branch to pussyfoot around too much,said Senator Charles Grassley, the top Republican on the panel and co-sponsor of the legislation.
- Philip Davies in FOX News
I don't know what purpose is served by this,Tory member Philip Davies told the paper. "I don't think we need (to) pussyfoot around when talking about terrorism."