What does waffle mean?

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ˌwɒf əlwaf·fle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waffleverb

    pancake batter baked in a waffle iron

  2. hesitate, waver, waffleverb

    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

    "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wafflenoun

    a thin cake baked and then rolled; a wafer

    Etymology: [D. wafel. See Wafer.]

  2. Wafflenoun

    a soft indented cake cooked in a waffle iron

    Etymology: [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).]

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  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

Examples of waffle in a Sentence

  1. Joel Hefti:

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

  2. Johnny Davis:

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

  3. White House:

    This morning, the President had a call with James Shaw Jr. to commend his heroic actions and quick thinking last month at a Waffle House in Tennessee, mr. Shaw saved lives when he wrestled a gun from an active shooter who had open fired.

  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.

  5. Royalty TV co-founder Nick Bullen:

    Family is incredibly important to the queen, a good example of that is the interview Prince Harry gave to James Corden in February. He revealed the queen bought his son Archie a waffle maker because that’s what her great-grandson wanted. This is a woman who is queen and yet she’s asking what her great-grandchild wants. Family is always on her mind.

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