Definition of "washy" []

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

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  • Lacking intensity or strength (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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"