proverb Delay or vacillation may have unfortunate or disastrous consequences.
More example sentences
- Should Laois County Council be victorious in its bid to secure the international department store in Graiguecullen it would surely be a lesson to Carlow local authorities that he who hesitates is lost.
- One of my favourite pieces was a beautiful still life by Kathleen Whelan, and whoever said ‘he who hesitates is lost’, definitely got it right.
- I repeat silently to myself, he who hesitates is lost, then, I hang up.
Definition of he who hesitates is lost in:
- The US English dictionary