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Verb: sidestep (sidestepped,sidestepping)  'sId,step
  1. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    "They tend to sidestep their responsibilities";
    - hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, finesse
Noun: sidestep  'sId,step
  1. (dancing) a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)

Derived forms: sidesteps, sidestepped, sidestepping

Type of: avoid, step

Encyclopedia: Sidestep