mealymouthed

adjective
mealy·​mouthed | \ ˈmē-lē-ˌmau̇t͟hd How to pronounce mealymouthed (audio) , -ˌmau̇tht\

Definition of mealymouthed

: not plain and straightforward : devious a mealymouthed politician

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Examples of mealymouthed in a Sentence

a mealymouthed compliment from a jealous competitor

First Known Use of mealymouthed

1577, in the meaning defined above

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mealymouthed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of mealymouthed

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

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