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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mealy-mouthed \Meal"y-mouthed'\, adjective Using soft words; not straightforward; plausible; affectedly or timidly delicate of speech; speaking deviously; unwilling to tell the truth in plain language. Opposite of {frank} or {blunt}. "Mealy-mouthed philanthropies." --Tennyson.

She was a fool to be mealy-mouthed where nature speaks so plain. --L'Estrange. -- {Meal"y-mouth'ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mealymouthed

adjective

1: hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy; "a mealymouthed politician" [syn: {mealymouthed}, {mealy-mouthed}]


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