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Meaning of “wishy-washy” in the English Dictionary

"wishy-washy" in British English

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wishy-washyadjective

uk   /ˈwɪʃ.iˌwɒʃ.i/  us   /-ˌwɑː.ʃi/ informal disapproving
(Definition of wishy-washy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wishy-washyadjective

 us   /ˈwɪʃ·iˌwɑʃ·i, -ˌwɔ·ʃi/
lacking in ​firmideas, ​principles, or the ​ability to make a ​decision: He’s got TV ​adsaccusing Dole of being wishy-washy on the ​issues.
(Definition of wishy-washy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wishy-washy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色浅的, 软弱无力的, 优柔寡断的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色淺的, 軟弱無力的, 優柔寡斷的…
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