washy

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wash·y

 (wŏsh′ē, wô′shē)
adj. wash·i·er, wash·i·est
1. Pale in color; washed-out.
2. Watery; diluted: washy tea.
3. Lacking strength or resolution: "I must be a weak, washy, evil thing who could not possibly make up his mind" (Theodore Dreiser).

wash′i·ness n.

washy

(ˈwɒʃɪ)
adj, washier or washiest
1. overdiluted, watery, or weak
2. lacking intensity or strength
ˈwashily adv
ˈwashiness n

wash•y

(ˈwɒʃ i, ˈwɔ ʃi)

adj. wash•i•er, wash•i•est.
1. diluted too much; weak: washy coffee.
2. pale, thin, or weak, as if from excessive dilution; pallid: washy coloring.
[1560–70]
wash′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.washy - overly dilutedwashy - overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"
dilute, diluted - reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid"
2.washy - having lost freshness or brilliance of colorwashy - having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"
colorless, colourless - weak in color; not colorful

washy

adjective
1. Lower than normal in strength or concentration due to admixture:
2. Lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality:
Informal: wishy-washy.
Translations

washy

[ˈwɒʃɪ] ADJ (of food, drink) → aguado

washy

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