noun fraidy·cat \ˈfrādēˌkat, -diˌ-, usually -at+V\
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Definition of fraidycat

  1. :  one that is timid or easily frightened —used chiefly among children or of children

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Origin and Etymology of fraidycat

fraidy (from fraid + -y) or fraid + cat

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