Mealy-Mouth

“Mealy-mouth: This is derivation from a Greek expression meaning “honey-mouth.” It is used to describe a person who uses sweet, honeyed words hypocritically in order to curry favor with those more popular or more powerful.”

Source: Robby Casteel’s Personal Web Site

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