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Wishy-washy   /wˈɪʃi-wˈɑʃi/   Listen
Wishy-washy

adjective
1.
Weak in willpower, courage or vitality.  Synonyms: gutless, namby-pamby, spineless.






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"Wishy-washy" Quotes from Famous Books



... admitted the hardship o' the case, but advised me to be as patient under't as I could—a wishy-washy aneuch sort o' advice; but it was a', I dare ...
— Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume III • Various

... bedevilment in your breast and stomach. When she gets into "Gemini," the same in your arms and shoulders. When she is in "Scorpio" your bowels and belly are in danger, and so on all through your body; so that we might well enough wish the moon were wholly abolished; for the little wishy-washy light she gives to lovers and thieves is not at all a ...
— The Galaxy - Vol. 23, No. 1 • Various



Words linked to "Wishy-washy" :   spineless, gutless, weak



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