worrywart


wor·ry·wart

noun \ˈwər-ē-ˌwrt, ˈwə-rē-\

: a person who worries too much or who worries about things that are not important

Full Definition of WORRYWART

:  a person who is inclined to worry unduly

Examples of WORRYWART

  1. My father is a real worrywart.
  2. <tends to dismiss people concerned about global warming as a bunch of worrywarts>

First Known Use of WORRYWART

1936

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