Thesaurus

waffle

verb

Synonyms of waffle

(Entry 1 of 2)

to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • she waffled when asked what she thought of her sister's new boyfriend

Synonyms for waffle

Words Related to waffle

Phrases Synonymous with waffle

waffle

noun

Synonyms of waffle (Entry 2 of 2)

as in pancake, crepe

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for waffle

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About waffle

Time Traveler for waffle

Time Traveler

The first known use of waffle was in 1744

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near waffle

wads

waffle

waffled

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Waffle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waffle. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on waffle

Nglish: Translation of waffle for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about waffle

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!