Words at Play : Seen & Heard: Nine Conflicts and One Compliment

#9: Milquetoast

Definition:

: a timid, meek, or unassertive person

Seen & Heard:

"Heard it at a business meeting today and the person who was called a milquetoast thought it was a type of toast, not a type of person." – Peter Weeks

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