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washy

[ wosh-ee, waw-shee ]
/ ˈwɒʃ i, ˈwɔ ʃi /
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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.
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Origin of washy

First recorded in 1560–70; wash + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for washy

washy
/ (ˈwɒʃɪ) /

adjective washier or washiest
overdiluted, watery, or weak
lacking intensity or strength

Derived forms of washy

washily, adverbwashiness, noun
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