toast, usually buttered, served in hot milk with sugar or with salt and pepper.
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Question 1 of 10
Origin of milk toast
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH milk toastmilk toast , milquetoast
Definition for milk toast (2 of 2)
[ milk-tohst ]
/ ˈmɪlkˌtoʊst /
easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy.
Origin of milk-toast
First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for milk toast
/ (ˈmɪlkˌtəʊst) /
a variant spelling of milquetoast
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