noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
Origin of milquetoast
Examples from the Web for milquetoast
Either way, he stood out in a country whose media industry is often criticized for its milquetoast manner.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hence, all the agreeing with Obama, all the adopting of milquetoast positions.Debate III: Obama Wins, But Does It Do Him Any Good?|Michael Tomasky|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In contrast, Santorum's milquetoast “disagreement” looks pathetic and unpresidential.“Get Out!” Says Christian-Supremacist Pastor. Does Rick Santorum Agree?|Jay Michaelson|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Is anybody planning on running a repeat of Milquetoast and the Crazies again?
Gingrich has tried to depict Romney a milquetoast moderate in the line of former state governor Charlie Crist.A Florida Win Will Make Headlines, But What About the Delegates?|Matthew DeLuca|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST