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Definition of mealy-mouthed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mealy-mouthed

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌmiːli ˈmaʊðd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmiːli ˈmaʊðd//
 
(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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