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But his Republican party in Washington considers this conservative too wishy-washy to be prime GOP material.

That these terms happen, however, to be such wishy-washy ones—"cute, interesting, zany"—seems depressing.

Were his wishy-washy answers in the debate merely an attempt to fool the center into voting for an Islamist candidate?

"The idea seemed really wishy-washy at first, but as I got more religious it began to make sense," he says.

A man with a feeble, wishy-washy expression holds by each hand a fierce, but subjugated tiger.

Utterly opposed to any such wishy-washy settlement of our national difficulties, I vote "no."

None of the wishy-washy tittle-tattle interested me, in fact.

Annie is rather sentimental and wishy-washy in her compositions, willowy maidens in the moonlight with garlands of flowers.

Its views are Liberal-Conservative, and wishy-washy; its principal concern to remain in office.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wishy-washy, such as: indecisive, banal, characterless, cowardly, enervated, and feeble.

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