handwavy

See also: hand-wavy and hand wavy

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhændˌweɪvi/
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AdjectiveEdit

handwavy (comparative more handwavy, superlative most handwavy)

  1. (informal, of a demonstration, proof, or explanation) Missing important details or logical steps, perhaps instead appealing to laymen, common sense, tradition, intuition, or examples.

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