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milquetoast

noun milque·toast \ˈmilk-ˌtōst\

Definition of MILQUETOAST

:  a timid, meek, or unassertive person
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Origin of MILQUETOAST

Caspar Milquetoast, comic strip character created by H. T. Webster †1952 American cartoonist
First Known Use: 1935

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