noun[mass noun] • informal
- 1A weak or watery drink: one pot of wish-wash called ‘tea’More example sentences
- They spoke English, too, although a waitress in a local coffee shop did not know what ‘espresso’ meant, and I ended up with a cup of a watery Welsh wish-wash.
late 18th century: reduplication of wash.
More definitions of wish-washDefinition of wish-wash in:
- The US English dictionary