Definitions for washy
ˈwɒʃ i, ˈwɔ ʃiwashy
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word washy.
watery, washy, weakadjective
overly diluted; thin and insipid
"washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"
bleached, faded, washed-out, washyadjective
having lost freshness or brilliance of color
"sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"
Watery; damp; soft.
Lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble.
Not firm or hardy; liable to sweat profusely with labour.
a washy horse
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from wash.
On the washy ouze deep channels wore,
Easy, ere God had bid the ground be dry. John Milton.
A polish of clearness, evenly and smoothly spread, not over-thin and washy, but of a pretty solid consistence. Henry Wotton.
Washy is an adjective that usually refers to something lacking strength, diluted, weak in color or tone, or lacking in substance, depth, or vigor. It may also describe something as pale or thin.
watery; damp; soft
lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble; as, washy tea; washy resolutions
not firm or hardy; liable to sweat profusely with labor; as, a washy horse
Etymology: [From Wash.]
The numerical value of washy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of washy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
I don't like the millionaire because he's just wishy washy. He wants either to be governor or he wants to be this or wants to be that. He doesn't know what he wants. He just wants something. his strengths are in his background, his ability to problem solve.
Times Out...for a bunch of wishy-washy saints! Stand Up! And Remain Firm In The Perfect Word Of God.
If the parties are told if you make this agreement, this report gets shelved forever, then this is an actual incentive, but ... it's all very wishy washy and no one is clear. The way it's been used so far has been rather clumsy.
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