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washy

adjective

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1 lacking intensity of color
  • the supposedly rich rose she had chosen for the house unexpectedly came out a washy pinkish shade

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2 not containing very much of some important element
  • the economy needs some strong medicine right now, and our leaders are offering only washy gruel

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The first known use of washy was in 1615

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“Washy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/washy. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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