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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy.

Usage examples (32)
  • Most people felt Mr Major fought a pretty mealy-mouthed campaign in which radical ideas were either dropped or blunted.
  • Your half-assed, mealy-mouthed apology NOT accepted.
  • You could do that Phd. on the mealy-mouthed bloke alone.
  • There isn't a hignerent mug, or a mealy-mouthed mutton-faced pump for more
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