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sissy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sissy

  1. of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities more suitable for women <thought it was sissy for a boy to like flowers> Synonyms effete, epicene, sissified, effeminate, unmanly, womanishRelated Words feminine, girlish, girlie (or girly), womanlike, womanly; old-maidish, overnice, prissy, spinsterish; dandyish, dudish, foppish, sappy; camp, campy; antimachoAntonyms manlike, manly, mannish, masculine, virile




sissy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sissy

  1. a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger <the candidate touts his wartime service as evidence that he is not a sissy> Synonyms chicken, craven, cur, dastard, funk, poltroon, recreant, cowardRelated Words defeatist, quitter; cream puff, milquetoast, pushover, pussy [slang], weakling, wimp; caitiff, snake, sneak; ostrich, scaramouch (or scaramouche)Near Antonyms daredevilAntonyms hero, stalwart, valiant




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