What does waffle mean?

Definitions for waffleˌwɒf əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word waffle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. waffle(verb)

    pancake batter baked in a waffle iron

  2. hesitate, waver, waffle(verb)

    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

    "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waffle(noun)

    a thin cake baked and then rolled; a wafer

  2. Waffle(noun)

    a soft indented cake cooked in a waffle iron

  3. Origin: [D. wafel. See Wafer.]


  1. Waffle

    A waffle is a batter-based or dough-based cake cooked in a waffle iron patterned to give a characteristic size, shape and surface impression. There are many variations based on the type of iron and recipe used, with over a dozen regional varieties in Belgium alone. Waffles are eaten throughout the world, particularly in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Scandinavia, and the United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Waffle

    wof′l, n. a kind of batter-cake, baked over the fire in an iron utensil of hinged halves called a Waff′le-ī′ron. [Dut. wafel, wafer.]

  2. Waffle

    wof′l, v.i. (prov.) to wave. [Waff (3).]

Editors Contribution

  1. waffle

    A type of food and food product created and formulated in various food colors, flavors, ingredients, recipes, shapes, sizes and substances.

    We love to have a waffle with banana and caramel sauce every now and again at home on a weekend night when we stay in.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waffle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waffle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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