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Word: mealymouthed

Definition: indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive


Sentences Containing 'mealymouthed'

(MEALY-MOUTHED PORPOISE).--The largest kind of Porpoise; and only found in the Pacific, so far as it is known.
When he dumps her, she returns to her native Glasgow with her moaning mum and mealy-mouthed friend.

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