milksop


milk·sop

noun \ˈmilk-ˌsäp\

: a weak boy or man

Full Definition of MILKSOP

:  an unmanly man :  mollycoddle

Origin of MILKSOP

Middle English, literally, bread soaked in milk
First Known Use: 14th century

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