limp-wristed

adjective
limp-wrist·​ed | \ ˈlimp-ˌri-stəd How to pronounce limp-wristed (audio) \

Definition of limp-wristed

1 disparaging : effeminate
2 : weak

First Known Use of limp-wristed

1956, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Limp-wristed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limp-wristed. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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