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Definition of "washy" []

  • Watery; diluted: washy tea. (adjective)
  • Lacking strength or intensity: a washy handshake; washy prose. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "washy" in a sentence
  • "What's really wishy-washy is you, conservative wife-cheating senator, who enjoys the company and services of prostitues, but comes out in public agaist their services."
  • "Now he's back to where he started, and they're hoping that this is going -- at least consistency is going to play better for him than being a little bit perhaps wishy-washy, which is how he looked in last week's debate."
  • "Traveller, a light chesnut, what the hunter would call a washy brute, always eating and never fat; -- the Colt, so called from his being young, certainly unequal to such a journey as that on which he was taken; -- and"