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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Pale in color; washed-out.
  • adjective Watery; diluted.
  • adjective Lacking strength or resolution.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Watery; damp; moist; soft: as, “the washy ooze,”
  • Too much diluted; weak; thin: as, washy tea.
  • Hence Wanting in solidity, substantial ness, strength, stamina, or the like; feeble; worthless.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Watery; damp; soft.
  • adjective Lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble.
  • adjective Local, U. S. Not firm or hardy; liable to sweat profusely with labor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Watery; damp; soft.
  • adjective Lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble.
  • adjective US, dialect, archaic Not firm or hardy; liable to sweat profusely with labour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having lost freshness or brilliance of color
  • adjective overly diluted; thin and insipid

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