waffle

(redirected from waffly)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for waffle

Synonyms for waffle

to use evasive or deliberately vague language

Synonyms for waffle

pancake batter baked in a waffle iron

Related Words

pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

References in periodicals archive ?
In the 1980s and 90s their advertising slogan - "Grill 'em, bake 'em, fry 'em, eat 'em, Birds Eye potato waffles are waffly versatile" - became a TV classic.
(Thus talk of language games or deep "grammatical" first/third person asymmetries or any such waffly stuff is ruled out.) So if there is a contradiction it must come from the truth conditions.
WKicking off with a simple fish pie in 2008, we've come along way together, and I hope that some of you have tried and enjoyed some of my recipes, or at the very least found this waffly bit before the instructions mildly entertaining.
There does seem to be hope for the fate of the waffly versatile product.
I haven't met too many magicians -- let alone mentalists -- but I've met enough to know, or suspect, the following: (a) they're usually control freaks (it comes with the territory), and (b) they instantly turn vague and waffly when you ask how they do what they do.
Flip out with the Breville VTP130 Traditional Crepe Maker, PS30, from www.ao.com - there's no finer breakfast than pancakes | The Lakeland Egg Cooker, PS17.99, from www.lakeland.co.uk cooks our brekkie favourite any way you like | The Cook's Essentials Deep Filled Sandwich & Omelette Maker, PS20, from www.qvcuk.com makes a protein-rich omelette for breakfast which will keep hunger at bay until lunch | Go all Belgian with the Cuisinart WAF1U Waffle Maker, PS54, from www.currys.co.uk - it's waffly good!
In fact you might be getting so waffly with the words those around you could start to wonder if you're stalling for time, actually not sure what you want.
THEY were "waffly versatile" for cash-strapped families hit by recession 20 years ago.
In a waffly speech to his party in Bournemouth, the man who wants to be Britain's Prime Minister will promise:
The last thing sick people want to hear is a waffly and jargon- filled account of what's wrong with them and how they are to be cured.
The text (if sometimes slightly waffly) has been translated into workmanlike American, and analysis of design development of the major works is both revealing and touching.
Instead, we get vague and waffly God-talk -- Sarsgaard behaves like a god himself, talking of having "cast my gaze" upon the land, burns down a church and eventually dies (spoiler!) to the tune of the Lord's Prayer -- and occasional verbal felicities from the guy who wrote True Detective .
A nicely acted, well observed look at contemporary relationships with stylistic flourishes, an inspired meet cute scene and a subtitled Jack Russell, but also too self-conscious and waffly to make an emotional impact.
Golf Training with Kevin Craggs is not another waffly instruction DVD.