noun \ˈsi-sē\

: a boy who is weak or who likes things that girls usually like

: a person who is weak and fearful

plural sissies

Full Definition of SISSY

:  an effeminate man or boy; also :  a timid or cowardly person
sissy adjective

Examples of SISSY

  1. The other kids laughed at him and called him a sissy because he didn't like sports.
  2. <the candidate touts his wartime service as evidence that he is not a sissy>

Origin of SISSY

First Known Use: 1879

Rhymes with SISSY


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