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Definition 1: pancake batter baked in a waffle iron - [noun denoting food]

(waffle is a kind of ...) baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat

(... is a kind of waffle ) thick sweet waffle often eaten with ice cream or fruit sauce

Definition 2: pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness - [verb of stative]

Samples where waffle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures

Synonyms for waffle in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of waffle ) delay

(... is a kind of waffle ) hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear

(... is a kind of waffle ) move to and fro

"The shy student lingered in the corner"

(... is a kind of waffle ) be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

"He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"

(... is a kind of waffle ) be unsure or weak

"Their enthusiasm is faltering"

(waffle implies ...) lack confidence in or have doubts about

"I doubt these reports" "I suspect her true motives" "she distrusts her stepmother"

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