Definition of milk-and-water in English:

milk-and-water

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adjective

[attributive]
  • Lacking the will or ability to act effectively: a milk-and-water government
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    • On the other hand pious people often have little respect for what they dismiss as milk-and-water values like kindness and compassion.
    • But the best of him testifies both to his unyielding pursuit of perfection in his craft and to a character that was far from being the milk-and-water saint of legend.

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