mealy-mouthed(redirected from mealymouthed)
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Hesitant or unwilling to state something bluntly and directly, especially facts or opinions that are considered divisive or controversial. Everyone keeps having these mealy-mouthed conversations about crime in poor areas of the city, unwilling to talk about the scumbags who are to blame.