wet noodle

wet noodle

n. a dupe; a wimp. Don’t be such a wet noodle. Don’t let them push you around.
See also: noodle, wet
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I went to Italy and they realised they'd be working with a wet noodle," she said.
Even if a couples' sex life is more like a wet noodle, her appetite-whetting, 10 step recipe for romance will put a jumpstart in anyone's pants
Last year, Tyson had said in an interview with Conan O'Brien that on another occasion that he visited Givens, Pitt went from a hard stallion to a wet noodle.
50-0,55 Falling Number 300-600 300-600 FARINOGRAM Water Absorption 58-60 5-908 Development Time 3-5 3-5 Stability 8-10 10-15 Tolerance Index 20-40 15-30 AMYLOGRAM Amylogram Peak 1000-1800 1000-1800 Temp of gelatinization 59-62 59-62 GLUTEN Wet Gluten 25-30 25-30 Dry Gluten 8-10 8-10 Gluten Index 90-99 90-99 Application Wet noodle All baking purposes Source: Sriboga
We discussed completing the bore in one shot, but knew once we hit the 4,000-foot mark it was going to be like pushing a wet noodle through the ground and would take considerable time to complete the last 2,000 feet," said Kowalewski.
But the three rounds of UN sanctions thus far have been very mild--little more than rapping Iran's knuckles with a wet noodle.
He was hitting the agency with a wet noodle when it deserved a hard slap.
It was the equivalent of whipping Fannie and Freddie with a wet noodle," says GSE critic Peter J.
The steel parts of the building went limp, like a wet noodle.
As Dooley headed toward home, he let his tail drag behind him like a wet noodle.
And so does Toronto Auxiliary Bishop Anthony Meagher; he, too, has a wet noodle for a backbone and so have some of his Canadian brother bishops.
As another national columnist has been known to write, "a thousand lashes with a wet noodle.
Smith, Alaska regional director for the Wilderness Society, says the real issues are still not being addressed, and getting industry to respond is "like pushing a wet noodle uphill.
I went from a hard stallion to a wet noodle," the Daily Mail quoted Tyson as saying.
I felt like a wet noodle," one client was overhead saying.