washy

[wosh-ee, waw-shee]

adjective, wash·i·er, wash·i·est.

diluted too much; weak: washy coffee.
pale, thin, or weak, as if from excessive dilution; pallid: washy coloring.

Nearby words

  1. washroom,
  2. washstand,
  3. washtub,
  4. washup,
  5. washwoman,
  6. wasim akram,
  7. wasn't,
  8. wasp,
  9. wasp waist,
  10. waspish

Origin of washy

First recorded in 1560–70; wash + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for washy

washy

adjective washier or washiest

overdiluted, watery, or weak
lacking intensity or strength
Derived Formswashily, adverbwashiness, noun

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