Wish-wash
Wish-wash \Wish"-wash`\, n. Any weak, thin drink. [1913 Webster]

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  • wish-wash — wish′ wash n. 1) a drink that is thin and weak 2) foolish talk or writing; claptrap • Etymology: 1780–90; extracted from wishy washy …   From formal English to slang

  • wish-wash — /wish wosh , wawsh /, n. 1. a drink that is thin and weak. 2. foolish talk or writing; claptrap. [1780 90; extracted from WISHY WASHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • wish-wash — noun informal 1》 a weak drink. 2》 insipid or sentimental talk or writing. Origin C18: reduplication of wash …   English new terms dictionary

  • wish-wash — n. 1 a weak or watery drink. 2 insipid talk or writing. Etymology: redupl. of WASH …   Useful english dictionary

  • wish-wash — noun Etymology: reduplication of 2wash Date: 1786 1. a weak drink 2. insipid talk or writing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wish wash — weak or watery drink; dull and uninteresting speech or writing; folderol …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wish-wash — n. 1. Thin drink. 2. Trash, stuff, balderdash, palaver, moonshine, fudge, nonsense, jargon, prate, prattle, drivel, gibberish, gabble, gibble gabble, platitude, flummery, inanity, senseless prate, frothy discourse, idle talk …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wish|y-wash|y — «WIHSH ee WOSH ee, WSH », adjective. 1. thin and weak; insipid; watery: »wishy washy soup with no flavor. 2. Figurative. feeble; weak; poor: »a wishy washy excuse, a wishy washy attitude …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Dry wash (disambiguation) — Dry wash can mean: Waterless car wash, a technique used to wash a vehicle without the use of water. Dry cleaning, any cleaning process for clothing and textiles using an organic solvent rather than water. Arroyo (creek), wadi, or similar dry… …   Wikipedia

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