what exactly does it mean to be "waxing philosophical?"?
- mommanukeLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
Waxing usually means someone has begun talking about something from a certain viewpoint, so waxing philosophical would mean talking from a philosophical viewpoint.
- 1 decade ago
From a scriptural point of view anyway, the word "waxing" generally means "the process of becoming". Meaning "becoming philosophical"... however, I could be totally off the mark here because you didn't give the context of the phrase, but this could be an explanation.
- 5 years ago
Waxing philosophical just means you are becoming increasingly philosophical as the discussion goes on.
- techtwosueLv 61 decade ago
It just means when someone gives an opinion that is purely his philosophy. It's probably not a lie-but just one man's opinion given in a very philosophic way. You dont hear that term used much anymore.