milksop

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noun milk·sop \ˈmilk-ˌsäp\

Definition of milksop

  1. :  an unmanly man :  mollycoddle

Origin and Etymology of milksop

Middle English, literally, bread soaked in milk


First Known Use: 14th century


MILKSOP Defined for English Language Learners

milksop

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noun milk·sop \ˈmilk-ˌsäp\

Definition of milksop for English Language Learners

  • : a weak boy or man


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