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waffle1 a flat batter cake cooked in a hinged iron that leaves a gridlike pattern on the cake. [2 definitions]
waffle2 to speak or write vaguely, indecisively, or evasively. [2 definitions]
waffle iron a cooking appliance consisting of two hinged plates that close on the batter, leaving an indented grid pattern on the waffle.
waft to carry or cause to go gently on water or through the air. [6 definitions]
wag to cause to move repeatedly up and down or from side to side; shake (a finger) or nod (one's head). [6 definitions]
wage (often pl.) money paid regularly to an employee in exchange for labor or services. [3 definitions]
wage earner someone who earns wages, esp. one whose wages support a family.
wageless combined form of wage.
wager an act of betting; bet. [5 definitions]
wage scale a schedule of the wages paid to workers in a given industry or locality, or paid by a given employer.
waggery the humor, attitude, or action characteristic of a wag; drollery. [2 definitions]
waggish characteristic of or resembling a wag. [2 definitions]
waggle to sway, shake, or move unsteadily from side to side; wobble. [3 definitions]
wagon a vehicle with a sturdy, rectangular body and four wheels, usu. drawn by horses. [6 definitions]
wagoner one who drives a wagon. [2 definitions]
wagonette a light carriage or wagon having a crosswise seat in front for the driver and two lengthwise seats in back that face each other.
wagon-lit bed car (French); in European trains, a sleeping car.
wagonload the load that a wagon holds or can hold.
wagon train a convoy or line of wagons, used esp. in the old American West for transporting such things as military supplies or pioneers.
wagtail any of various small European birds with long tails that wag up and down continuously. [2 definitions]
Wahhabi a member of a Muslim sect, founded in the eighteenth century and now found mainly in Saudi Arabia, that believes in strict adherence to the Koran.