milktoast


milktoast

noun

  1. toast, usually buttered, served in hot milk with sugar or with salt and pepper.

adjective

  1. easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy.

noun

  1. milquetoast.

noun

  1. a variant spelling of milquetoast

n.also milk-toast, “toast softened in milk,” 1831, from milk (n.) + toast (n.). Figurative of softness or innocence by 1859.

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