Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/07/17 Mealy-Mouthed

Mealy-Mouthed (adjective)
mealy-mouthed or mealymouthed [mee-lee-moutht, -mouth d]


adjective
1. avoiding the use of direct and plain language, as from timidity, excessive delicacy, or hypocrisy; inclined to mince words; insincere, devious, or compromising.


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Origin: First recorded in 1565-75

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