mealymouthed

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

Definition of mealymouthed

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

Examples of mealymouthed in a sentence

  1. <a mealymouthed compliment from a jealous competitor>

1577

First Known Use of mealymouthed

1577


MEALYMOUTHED Defined for English Language Learners

mealymouthed

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

Definition of mealymouthed for English Language Learners

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


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