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Meaning of MEALYMOUTHED

Pronunciation:  `meelee'maûdhd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy; "a mealymouthed politician"
 

MEALYMOUTHED is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: indirect, mealy-mouthed
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abject, adulatory, affected, backscratching, beggarly, bland, blandishing, blarneying, bootlicking, buttery, cajoling, canting, casuistic, complimentary, courtierly, courtly, cowering, crawling, cringing, crouching, dishonest, disingenuous, empty, fair-spoken, false, fawning, fine-spoken, flattering, footlicking, fulsome, goody, goody-goody, groveling, gushing, hangdog, holier-than-thou, hollow, honeyed, honey-mouthed, honey-tongued, hypocritic, hypocritical, ingratiating, insincere, insinuating, jesuitic, obeisant, obsequious, oily, oily-tongued, on bended knee, parasitic, Pecksniffian, pharisaic, pharisean, pietistic, pious, prostrate, sanctified, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pure, slimy, slobbery, smarmy, smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, sniveling, soapy, soft-soaping, sponging, sycophantic, Tartuffian, Tartuffish, timeserving, toadeating, toadying, toadyish, tongue in cheek, truckling, uncandid, unctuous, unfrank, unserious, wheedling
 

 

 

 

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