from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Thin and watery, as tea or soup; insipid.
- adj. Informal Lacking in strength of character or purpose; ineffective.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Wavering; lacking in commitment, certainty, or support; namby-pamby.
- adj. Thin or watery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Thin and pale; weak; without strength or substance; -- originally said of liquids. Fig., weak-minded; spiritless.
- n. A weak or thin drink or liquor; wish-wash.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. weak in willpower, courage or vitality
Taking four months to make a wishy-washy decision will haunt him.
Me-thinks there is a lot of wishy-washy “statistics” at play.
I don't appreciate it when people duck important issues by being wishy-washy, so let me say upfront that I lean toward the belief that hell is a real place for those that reject Jesus.
For the most part, when it's good, it's really good, but it isn't consistently good, hence I'm still kind of wishy-washy about it.
The only reason the GOP ran into problems is that we elected waaay too many moderates like Rudy Guiliani (no one likes wishy-washy politicians.)
Them fighting words McCain ... the AARP better quit being so wishy-washy with their politics and state yes/no to support the public option now that the big$ lobbies are airing fear-mongering ads to target 14 Senators
Nice going Al, it's about time someone shut the little wishy-washy twerp up
People are getting very fed up with these wishy-washy politicians.
Nothing like the wishy-washy leftist who says, "Personally, I would never have an abortion, BUT ..."
She is not flashy, she is not wishy-washy, she is not corrupt.