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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mealymouthed, mealy-mouthed(adj)

    hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy

    "a mealymouthed politician"


  1. mealy-mouthed(Adjective)

    prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously; not forthright

    Etymology: Possibly from Mehl im Maule behalten via Martin Luther

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mealy-mouthed(adj)

    using soft words; plausible; affectedly or timidly delicate of speech; unwilling to tell the truth in plain language

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  1. Alex
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How to say mealy-mouthed in sign language?

  1. mealymouthed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mealy-mouthed in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mealy-mouthed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of mealy-mouthed in a Sentence

  1. Martin Cothran:

    To the right it sounds mealy mouthed, and to the left sounds patronizing.

Images & Illustrations of mealy-mouthed

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