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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.
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washy

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

washy

[ˈwɒʃɪ] ADJ (of food, drink) → aguado
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washy

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For me, despite a funny scene here and there, this film was a washier version of earlier Coen Brothers movies taking up, in a touchingly bittersweet way, the same formula: a "loser," in this case an aspiring folk musician, encounters many obstacles, including an unsympathetic ex-lover, only to end up as much of a loser as before.