Not to mince words,” he tells Gibney in the movie, “my view is I brought myself down… I did what I did, and shame on me.
Santa snacks on rice pudding in Denmark, sponge cake in Chile, Kulkuls in India, and mince pies in the U.K.
But Marcouch does not mince his words: “The greatest insult of ISIS may even be toward the Muslims and Islam itself,” he tells us.
Musk was never one to mince words, but has recently unleashed aggressive broadsides on ULA.
Never one to mince her words, Leakes is as bawdy as they get on reality television.
I'll have to put this and that together, like the woman that made the mince meat.
These mince pies may be eaten by persons who refrain from meat in Lent.
Prepare a small hot dish with sippets of bread, mix a large spoonful of vinegar with the mince, and pour it into the dish.
Pare the pine-apple, slice it very thin, and mince it small.
Thinking it was useless to mince the matter, I acknowledged that such was the report.
late 14c., "to chop in little pieces," from Old French mincier "make into small pieces," from Vulgar Latin *minutiare "make small," from Late Latin minutiæ "small bits," from Latin minutus "small" (see minute (adj.)). Of speech, "to clip affectedly in imitation of elegance," 1540s; of words or language, "to restrain in the interest of decorum," 1590s. Meaning "to walk with short or precise steps" is from 1560s. Related: Minced; mincing.
"minced meat," 1850; see mincemeat.
An unfashionable or tedious person; bore; drip: Anybody who still wears saddle shoes is a ''mince'' (1960s+ Students)