: lacking in character or determination : ineffectual <wishy–washy leadership>
: 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
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