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mealy-mouthed

Pronunciation: /ˌmiːliˈmaʊðd/

Translation of mealy-mouthed in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [pejorative/peyorativo] excesivamente comedido, con demasiados miramientos let's not be mealy-mouthed about it hablemos francamente, dejémonos de rodeos
    Example sentences
    • Was this, as the Standard was to allege, merely mealy-mouthed hypocrisy, a strategy to protect their immediate interests while searching elsewhere for more legitimate supplies of cocoa?
    • At the same time there is a reaction to the mealy-mouthed media laziness that culturally equates ‘urban’ and ‘black’.
    • I'm sick of all the mealy-mouthed mutts who want something for nothing.

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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to tapas. The styles of jerez vary from the pale fino and manzanilla to the darker aromatic oloroso and amontillado.