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Meaning of WISHY-WASHY

Pronunciation:  'wishi`wâshee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  weak in willpower
 

WISHY-WASHY is a 11 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: namby-pamby, spineless, weak
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Wish"y-wash`y\, a. [See {Wash}.]
    Thin and pale; weak; without strength or substance; --
    originally said of liquids. Fig., weak-minded; spiritless.
    
          A weak wishy-washy man who had hardly any mind of his
          own.                                     --A. Trollope.
    
    
  2. \Wish"y-wash`y\, n.
    A weak or thin drink or liquor; wish-wash.
    
    
 

 

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