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wishy–washy

adjective \ˈwi-shē-ˌw-shē, -ˌwä-\

: not having or showing strong ideas or beliefs about something : weak and not able or not willing to act

Full Definition of WISHY-WASHY

1
:  lacking in character or determination :  ineffectual <wishy–washy leadership>
2
:  lacking in strength or flavor :  weak <wishy–washy wines>
wishy–wash·i·ness noun

Origin of WISHY-WASHY

reduplication of washy
First Known Use: 1703

Rhymes with WISHY-WASHY

WISHY-WASHINESS Defined for Kids

wishy–washy

adjective \ˈwi-shē-ˌw-shē, -ˌwä-\

Definition of WISHY-WASHY for Kids

:  lacking spirit, courage, or determination :  weak

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