mealy-mouthed

[ mee-lee-moutht, -mouth d ]SEE DEFINITION OF mealy-mouthed
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We ain't as mealy-mouthed and as p'lite and as smooth-tongued as the moderns.

Why are we so mealy-mouthed in denouncing these golden-idol men?

I s'pose you've been pumping that mealy-mouthed landlubber of a Dolph.

But the visual image in the masterly original Greek is not so mealy-mouthed.

He was not straitlaced, or mealy-mouthed, or overburthened with scruples.

The days of mealy-mouthed suavity had not yet come to the Faculty.

Howsever, when theyre a settled, Ill no be mealy-mouthed wi them.

He's mealy-mouthed with the woman, and mealy-mouthed with the man, and mealy-mouthed with everybody.

What's more, there was the mealy-mouthed Marvell to reckon with.

"Keep your mealy-mouthed compassion for yourself," he retorted, sneering.

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