Definitions for: Weasel-worded


[adj] evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement



Synonyms: hedged, qualified




Famous Quotes Containing Weasel-worded:


Because success is such a weasel word anyway, it's such a horribly American word, and it's such a vamp and, I think it's a death trap.

-- Daniel Berrigan (American Clergyman)

The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes, but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one.

-- Lewis Grizzard (American Writer)

We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south, but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them.

-- Meriwether Lewis (American Explorer)

Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch.

-- W. C. Fields (American Comedian)

She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself more and more struck by the differences between the sexes. To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages.

-- Anne Tyler (American Novelist)

We work with every one of them to see if their character wouldn't say a certain thing or if something is worded awkwardly - we work with them to rectify that.

-- Simon Pegg (British Comedian)


Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat