waf·fle1 / ˈwäfəl; ˈwô-/ inf. • v. [intr.] 1. fail to make up one's mind: Joseph had been waffling over where to go.2. chiefly Brit. speak or write, esp. at great length, without saying anything important or useful: he waffled on about everything that didn't matter.• n. 1. a failure to make up one's mind: his waffle on abortion.2. chiefly Brit. lengthy but trivial or useless talk or writing.DERIVATIVES: waf·fler / ˈwäf(ə)lər; ˈwô-/ n.waf·fly / ˈwäf(ə)lē; ˈwô-/ adj.waf·fle2 • n. a small crisp batter cake, baked in a waffle iron and eaten hot with butter or syrup.• adj. denoting a style of fine honeycomb weaving or a fabric woven to give a honeycomb effect.