milk-and-water


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milk-and-wa·ter

(mĭlk′ən-wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
adj.
Insipid; weak; wishy-washy.

milk-and-water

adj
(milk and water when postpositive) weak, feeble, or insipid
Translations

milk-and-water

[ˈmɪlkənˈwɔːtəʳ] ADJ (fig) → débil, flojo
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The colors of the light you saw in the milk-and-water mixture were able to pass through the mixture.
But as the light passed through the milk-and-water mixture, it appeared orange.