waffler


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someone who speaks or writes in a vague and evasive manner

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(93) One wonders how much MacDonald, 'the waffler', could have achieved by nudging Brunei to federate with the other two North Borneo territories and later Malaysia.
Though if you're a natural waffler, you may get away with browsing celebrity mags.) Now reveal, as though by magic, how much you know about the caller without them telling you anything.
Far more devastating than attacks on Kerry's military and voting records was the Republican campaign of painting Kerry as a waffler. Morality was a particular means by which preemptive war and breaches of international law were legitimized in the larger context of a quest for certainty amid unprecedented uncertainty.
With a lot of trainers the wish is often father to the thought but Hobbs is neither dreamer nor waffler and I would tend to take his word for it.
I don't want to sound like an old waffler but I remember the simplest of things making the nicest Sunday teas and snacks, and I can't help thinking it was because things were grown more naturally and bought from local shops.
You need to give more detail and be more concise--no waffling, which is hard when you're a bit of a waffler by nature.
That was 16 points less than immigration compromiser John McCain, six less than amnesty waffler Mike Huckabee, and even one point less than "sanctuary city" mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Even though he was a bit of a waffler, he was great fun.
The well-spoken waffler gave Stoke the lead on 26 minutes, finishing off a Ray Evans cross from close range, then pounced with three minutes left to polish off a superb Paul Johnson pass.
In other words, the leader can be seen as "waffling." As was evident in the 2004 presidential campaign, labeling a leader as a "waffler" can exert a powerful negative influence on the overall perception of that leader.
As much as I think of him as a waffler, Simon Peter is also real.
Beyond successfully depicting Senator Kerry as a waffler whose
The former England boss is not a spinner of sugary lines, a yes man or a waffler - it's just that he's been around when things have looked an awful lot better.
Very charismatic and approachable but has been accused of lacking direction and being a waffler u famously responding to being asked if he wanted to lead the Assembly: oDoes a one-legged duck swim in circles?o His stubborn refusal to give an opinion on the Iraq war has also led to criticism.
Who cares what a first-class waffler of a clapped-out Labour talking shop thinks?