HyperDic: waffle

English > 2 senses of the word waffle:
NOUNfoodwafflepancake batter baked in a waffle iron
VERBstativewaffle, hesitate, waverpause or hold back in uncertainty / uncertainty or unwillingness
waffle > pronunciation
Soundswaa'fahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > waffle: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningpancake batter baked in a waffle iron.
NarrowerBelgian waffleThick sweet waffle often eaten with ice cream or fruit sauce
Broadercakebaked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
Spanishgofre
Catalangofra, gofre
English > waffle: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningpause or hold back in uncertainty / uncertainty or unwillingness.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Synonymshesitate, waver
Entailsdoubtlack confidence in or have doubts about
Narrowerbogglehesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
dwell on, linger overdelay
falter, waverBe unsure or weak
hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillateBe undecided about something
hover, lingerMove to and fro
Spanishdudar, titubear, vacilar
Catalandubtar, hesitar, vacil·lar
Nounswafflersomeone who speaks or writes in a vague and evasive manner

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