wishy-washy


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wishy-washy

(ˈwɪʃiˈwɑʃi)
mod. indecisive; insipid; weak. Don’t be such a wishy-washy wimp.
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This is the cue for the film to become a wishy-washy romance as the youngsters - a bunch of Marxists with money - head off to find themselves.
More importantly the 'new'' festival must not be subject to the wishy-washy health and safety weather watchers who cancelled last year''s event.
Fiercely protected by Aurora throughout childhood, Emma's love-hate relationship with her mother sours when she marries wishy-washy college teacher Flap (Jeff Daniels).
For the past several elections you have passed over good, pro-rights, pro-Constitution candidates--or never come up with any--in favor of wishy-washy "moderates" with poll-based values and elastic principles.
Warren is trying to get them away from that wishy-washy perception," he said.
Wishy-washy is a term that I am using with increased frequency, these days.
It's the total vision of the dude who subtly infused great records from Vietnam and Elvis Costello, among others, with his modernized, less wishy-washy version of '60s free love.
More clarity is needed than the wishy-washy statement offered by Kirklees Council.
Neal felt Joe was maybe a bit wishy-washy when he left, a boy making progress as a professional footballer.
Most troubling about this wishy-washy award is the prospect of auto makers using it to make their company overall, and certain cars in particular, seem more environmentally beneficial than they really are.
TOKYO - Despite his recent wishy-washy remarks on the politically sensitive proposal of raising the consumption tax, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, deep inside, does not like the idea because he prioritizes spurring economic growth over a tax hike as a way to improve state finances, the head of the government's tax panel said Friday.
She might have tried to palm us off with glib answers and wishy-washy promises.
At first, British Prime Minister Tony Blair's reaction to Saddam Hussein's imminent hanging sounds a little wishy-washy.
It's wishy-washy, just like everything else in this muddle-headed movie.
The government postponed action on climate destabilization and tried to cover their tracks with a wishy-washy anti-pollution program.