- Waffle describes something with a grid pattern.
An example of waffle is a thick grid pattern on a winter tee shirt; a waffle pattern.
- The definition of a waffle is a battercake which is cooked in an iron form that gives it a deep grid pattern.
An example of a waffle is a square cake eaten for breakfast with grooves that hold butter and maple syrup.
- Waffle is defined as to go back and forth on an opinion in speaking or writing.
An example of waffle is telling a restaurant server you want "the beef, no the chicken, no the beef, no the chicken."
Waffles with strawberries.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Du wafel, akin to Old High German waba, honeycomb, Old English wefan, to weave
Origin: orig., to yelp from echoic waff, to yelp
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Origin: Dutch wafel, from Middle Dutch wāfel; see webh- in Indo-European roots.
Informalverb waf·fled, waf·fling, waf·fles verb, intransitive
Origin: Probably frequentative of obsolete waff, to yelp, probably of imitative origin.
- wafˈfler noun
- wafˈfling·ly adverb
- wafˈfly adjective
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