Definition of mealy-mouthed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

mealy-mouthed

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈmili ˌmaʊðd//
 
, NAmE//ˈmiliˌmaʊθt//
 
(disapproving)
 
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not willing or honest enough to speak in a direct or open way about what you really think mealy-mouthed politicians
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