- uncountable (nonsense)(British English) [pejorative]
cantinflada (feminine) [colloquial](in essay, exam) paja (feminine) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Was all this vague new age waffle disguised as insight still managing to fool people?
- At the time, US government spokespeople dismissed it as so much waffle, especially railing against the intimations that ‘death squads’ might be involved.
- All we got from him during Tuesday's ‘debate’ at the party conference was a lot of waffle about the new fees being used to give bursaries to poorer students.
- It has been widely suggested that the Vatican meetings this week produced another waffle.
- (especially British English)
hablar sin decir nada
cantinflear [colloquial](in essay, exam) meter paja [colloquial]she can waffle on about any subject for hours
payar (River Plate area)puede hablar de cualquier tema durante horas y no decir nadaExample sentences
- Anyone willing to pay money to hear us all waffle on for sixty minutes of unbridled nonsense?
- They've waffled on at length about it, but as is usual the action comes a generation later.
- It seems they just waffle on in the local press about the litter in the local park.
- Earlier today I'd been waffling about whether or not I'd take the night off and go hear a few bands.
- He has waffled on doing away with the Patriot Act, courted the gun lobby and promised vigorous dialogue with the right.
- I'm waffling here, unwilling to say we were snobby or we were justified in our behavior, but I can see it from both sides.
- (Cookery)Example sentences
- Then a stack of hot waffles tumbling with maple syrup, cream and fresh fruits.
- If you want intense blueberry syrup, make this one to serve over pancakes, waffles or ice cream.
- Angel had never seen so much food: pancakes and eggs, waffles and syrup, and so much more.
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