- adjective feeble; ineffective.
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milk-and-water — [milk′ən wôt′ər] adj. insipid; weak; wishy washy; namby pamby * * * milk and wa·ter (mĭlk ən wôʹtər, wŏtʹər) adj. Insipid; weak; wishy washy. * * * … Universalium
milk-and-water — [milk′ən wôt′ər] adj. insipid; weak; wishy washy; namby pamby … English World dictionary
Milk And Water — A 16th century English fabric known in Kendal, Westmorland, of unknown construction … Dictionary of the English textile terms
milk-and-water — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : lacking in vigor and richness : weak, insipid, wishy washy milk and water poetry … Useful english dictionary
milk-and-water — /mɪlk n ˈwɔtə/ (say milk n wawtuh) adjective weak or insipid; wishy washy … Australian English dictionary
milk-and-water — adjective Date: 1753 weak, insipid … New Collegiate Dictionary
milk-and-water — weak, watered down, diluted … English contemporary dictionary
milk-and-wa|ter — «MIHLK uhn W tuhr, WOT uhr», adjective. weak or insipid, like milk diluted with water; wishy washy … Useful english dictionary
Some constituents of human colostrum, transitional, and mature milk and of cow's milk — ▪ Table Some constituents of human colostrum, transitional, and mature milk and of cow s milk (average values per 100 millilitres whole milk) colostrum (1–5 days) transitional (6–14 days) mature (after 14 days) cow s milk energy, kcal* 58 74 … … Universalium
milk — [[t]mɪ̱lk[/t]] ♦♦♦ milks, milking, milked 1) N UNCOUNT Milk is the white liquid produced by cows, goats, and some other animals, which people drink and use to make butter, cheese, and yoghurt. He popped out to buy a pint of milk. ...basic foods… … English dictionary