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wish–wash

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noun \ˈwish-ˌwȯsh, -ˌwäsh\

Definition of wish–wash

  1. 1 :  a weak drink

  2. 2 :  insipid talk or writing



Origin of wish–wash

reduplication of 2wash


First Known Use: 1786


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