wishy-washy(redirected from wishy-washiest)
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adj. wish·y-wash·i·er, wish·y-wash·i·est Informal
a. Irresolute or indecisive: a wishy-washy supervisor who can't decide what to do.
b. Lacking in purpose; weak or ineffective: a wishy-washy response to the criticism.
2. Thin and watery, as tea or soup.
[Reduplication of washy, thin, watery, from wash.]
1. lacking in substance, force, colour, etc
2. watery; thin
wish•y-wash•y(ˈwɪʃ iˌwɒʃ i, -ˌwɔ ʃi)
1. lacking in decisiveness; without strength or character; irresolute.
2. washy or watery, as a liquid; thin and weak.
[1685–95; gradational compound based on washy]
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|Adj.||1.||wishy-washy - weak in willpower, courage or vitality|
weak - wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar"