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English definition of “like dishwater”

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like dishwater

informal disapproving
used to describe a drink or liquid that is unpleasant because it contains too much water and has very little flavour: This soup/tea tastes like dishwater.
Translations of “like dishwater”
in Chinese (Traditional) (指飲料等寡淡無味)像洗碗水一樣…
in Chinese (Simplified) (指饮料等寡淡无味)像洗碗水一样…
(Definition of like dishwater from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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