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wimp

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noun \ˈwimp\

Simple Definition of wimp

  • : a weak person who lacks confidence, courage, etc.

Full Definition of wimp

  1. :  a weak, cowardly, or ineffectual person

wimp·i·ness play \ˈwim-pē-nəs\ noun
wimp·ish play \ˈwim-pish\ adjective
wimp·ish·ness play \-nəs\ noun
wimpy play \ˈwim-pē\ adjective

Examples of wimp

  1. <just because you can't lift 300 pounds doesn't mean you're a wimp>

  2. <what kind of wimp would just give in to peer pressure?>



Origin of wimp

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1920

Rhymes with wimp



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