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Meaning of milk toast

milk' toast"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. toast, usually buttered, served in hot milk with sugar or with salt and pepper.

milk-toast

Pronunciation: (milk'tōst"), [key]
— adj.
  1. easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy.
—n.
  1. milquetoast.
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