Wishy-washy meaning

wĭshē-wŏshē, -wôshē
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Not wanting to be pressed for details, public relations gave a wishy-washy answer.

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The definition of wishy wishy is someone or something uncertain, indecisive and wavering, or someone who cannot make up his mind.

An example of a wishy washy person is someone who says yes to an invitation, and then no, and then that he will think about it.

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The wishy-washy orange juice served by the cafeteria not only failed to be sweet; it was barely orange.

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Thin and watery, as tea or soup.
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Watery; insipid; thin.
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Origin of wishy-washy

  • Reduplication of washy thin, watery from wash

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition