fence-sitter
noun see fence-sitting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fence sitter — Someone that try to support both side of an argument without committing to either is a fence sitter …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • fence-sitter — noun a person who won t take sides in a controversy • Hypernyms: ↑neutral * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: fence (I) + sitter : an undecided or neutral person whether he is a fence sitter by conviction or is waiting to see which side wins …   Useful english dictionary

  • fence sitter — noun a) One who takes neither side of an argument or controversy, but maintains a neutral position. What...? EW. You scored with the fence sitter? <! note: the original was in all caps (as is the entire graphic novel) b) One who is bisexual,… …   Wiktionary

  • fence-sitter — {n.} A person unable to pick between two sides; a person who does not want to choose. * /Daddy says he is a fence sitter because he doesn t know which man he wants for President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fence-sitter — {n.} A person unable to pick between two sides; a person who does not want to choose. * /Daddy says he is a fence sitter because he doesn t know which man he wants for President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fence-sitter — noun A person unable to pick between two sides; a person who does not want to choose. Daddy says he is a fence sitter because he doesn t know which man he wants for President …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fence-sitter — fence′ sit ter n. a person who remains neutral or undecided in a controversy • Etymology: 1900–05 fence′ sit ting, n …   From formal English to slang

  • fence-sitter — fence sitting, n. /fens sit euhr/, n. a person who remains neutral or undecided in a controversy. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • fence sitter — a person who supports both sides in an argument, middle ground    Many politicians become fence sitters because they want to please everyone …   English idioms

  • fence-sitter — /ˈfɛns sɪtə/ (say fens situh) noun someone who habitually avoids stating their view or attitude, or who vacillates in an argument. –fence sitting, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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