milk toast

noun

Definition of milk toast 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: hot usually buttered toast served in hot milk and sweetened with sugar or seasoned with salt and pepper

milk-toast

adjective

Definition of milk-toast (Entry 2 of 2)

: lacking in boldness or vigor : mild, inoffensive milk-toast policy of dealing with criminals

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