weak–kneed adjective \ˈwēk-ˈnēd\
: lacking willpower or resolution
First Known Use of WEAK-KNEED
Related to WEAK-KNEED
- characterless, effete, frail, invertebrate, limp-wristed, milk-and-water, namby-pamby, nerveless, soft, spineless, weakened, weak-kneed, weakling, wet [British], wimpish, wimpy, wishy-washy
- backboned, firm, hard, strong, tough
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