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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johnny Davis:

    Waffle House is saying we should name the baby Waffleina, but it’s not going to happen.

  2. Joel Hefti:

    He strongly opposed it, and he was one of the few that actually stood up -- and didn't waffle.

  3. Joan Rivers ':

    My mother would be absolutely thrilled to be here, she loved getting anything. If she thought she could get something at a Waffle House in Secaucus, she would be there.

  4. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole:

    One lady walked up to another lady and asked if she was in line for the waffle maker thing and the lady never answered her, so the first lady went and made a waffle, and when she went to go and take it this other gal tried to take it from her and that started the fight over the waffle.

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