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waffle

A popular term meaning:
adjective Referring to or characterised by indecision; indecisive;
 
noun An indecisive act or philosophy;

verb To act or behave indecisively.

waffle

Decision-making A popular synonym for indecision; can have either nominative–eg, the diagnosis is a complete waffle, or verbal–eg, he/she decided to waffle–status
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Unfortunately, the most recent manifestation of "the Curse of Waffly Walton" has cut me the deepest.
* Kiwi coach Wayne Smith * The England head coach job description has been labelled 'waffly' by All Blacks assistant World Cup-winning coach Wayne Smith
Empirical knowledge, cogent thought and written expression have been replaced by naive opinion and waffly emotions along with the personalisation of every topic.
The same goes for all those other waffly local enterprise companies.
But he received an immediate setback when the Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman Lord Oakeshott - a close ally of Mr Cable - walked out over what he called a "weak" and "waffly" agreement.
More likely the schemes, codged up in a frantic burst of activity to meet new Government deadlines, will be so vague, waffly and plain inaccurate as to be worthless.
Waffly commitment from Government to increase "transparency and accountability" in councils.
An agenda which frowns upon correctly spoken English, fact-based learning and knowledge, and instead replaces it with the inculcation of vague, waffly, politically correct opinions (based on nothing more than dogma and bigotry), has led us to an education system scarcely worthy of the name.
I am sure that I am not alone, my son never wanted to leave Wales but has been forced to by the Welsh Assembly - 300 places to study medicine in the whole of Wales is absolutely diabolical, when we are crying out for doctors, with all the other wiffly waffly subjects being done.
LORRAINE: A bit waffly, but getting back in contact with my overseas friends has opened up options - or a can of worms.
It contained waffly notions about delivering 'new strategic global growth opportunity' and encouraging 'diversity, knowledge, creative and vibrant communities'.
Some of it feels like waffly padding, some of it feels like a rerun of AA Gill's wonderful book on the Ivy restaurant in London (which, more than any other, lets the layman live and breathe the backstage life of a restaurant in all its horror and glory) but it is, above all, an incredibly-knowledgeable encyclopaedia, and one, moreover, with truly excellent photographs which give the reader a snapshot view of eating out around the world.