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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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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.