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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

waf•fleˌwɒf əl(n.)

  1. a batter cake baked in a hinged appliance (waf′fle i′ron) that forms a gridlike pattern on each side.

    Category: Cooking

  2. (adj.)Also, waf′fled. having a gridlike or indented lattice shape or design.

Origin of waffle:

1735–45; < D wafel

waf•fleˈwɒf əl(v.; n.)-fled, -fling

  1. (v.i.)to speak or write equivocally:

    to waffle on fundamental issues.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  2. (v.t.)to speak or write equivocally about.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  3. (n.)waffling language.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of waffle:

1890–95; orig. dial. (Scots, N England): to wave about, flutter, be hesitant; prob. waff puff or blast of air +-le

waf′fler(n.)

waf•fleˈwɒf əl(v.i.)-fled, -fling.

  1. to talk aimlessly or tiresomely; blather.

    Category: British

Origin of waffle:

1695–1705; appar. waff to bark, yelp (imit.) + -le

Princeton's WordNet

  1. waffler(noun)

    someone who speaks or writes in a vague and evasive manner

Wiktionary

  1. waffler(Noun)

    One who waffles or who changes sides or positions frequently.

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