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English noun: waffle

1. waffle (food) pancake batter baked in a waffle iron

Broader (hypernym)cake

Narrower (hyponym)Belgian waffle

English verb: waffle

1. waffle (stative) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

SamplesAuthorities hesitate to quote exact figures.

Synonymshesitate, waver

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE

Narrower (hyponym)boggle, dwell on, falter, hover, hover, linger, linger over, oscillate, vacillate, vibrate, waver


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