- diluted too much; weak: washy coffee.
- pale, thin, or weak, as if from excessive dilution; pallid: washy coloring.
Origin of washy
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Examples from the Web for washy
They will not add to its goodness, but only render it flat and washy.Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book
Our own "Washy" was an author, too, and one not to be sneezed at.
Well, my countrymen, our Washy is dead, but we appreciate him now just the same.
No carpet is satisfactory which is "washy" or faded in appearance.Principles of Decorative Design
That washy drawing-room tea will give me the wind if I leave it on my stomach.O'Flaherty V. C.
George Bernard Shaw
- overdiluted, watery, or weak
- lacking intensity or strength
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