English version

wishy-washy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwishy-washywish‧y-wash‧y /ˈwɪʃi ˌwɒʃi $ -ˌwɒːʃi, -ˌwɑːʃi/ adjective informal 🔊 🔊 1 DECIDEsomeone who is wishy-washy does not have firm or clear ideas and seems unable to decide what they want – used to show disapproval 🔊 a bunch of wishy-washy liberals2 PIECEcolours that are wishy-washy are pale and unexciting, not strong or dark – used to show disapproval
Examples from the Corpus
wishy-washyThe group is too wishy-washy an entity.He loves to bully and to unleash his hounds on what he sees as the snooty, wishy-washy liberal establishment.I've no time for all that wishy-washy muddled thinking!Brown has been criticized for being wishy-washy on political reform.
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