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mealymouthed

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adjective mealy·mouthed \ˈmē-lē-ˌmau̇thd, -ˌmau̇tht\

Simple Definition of mealymouthed

  • : not willing to tell the truth in clear and simple language

Full Definition of mealymouthed

  1. :  not plain and straightforward :  devious <a mealymouthed politician>

Examples of mealymouthed

  1. <a mealymouthed compliment from a jealous competitor>



Circa 1572

First Known Use of mealymouthed

circa 1572


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