sissy

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noun sis·sy \ˈsi-sē\

Definition of sissy

plural

sissies

  1. :  an effeminate man or boy; also :  a timid or cowardly person

sissy

adjective

Examples of sissy in a sentence

  1. The other kids laughed at him and called him a sissy because he didn't like sports.

  2. <the candidate touts his wartime service as evidence that he is not a sissy>

Origin and Etymology of sissy

sis


First Known Use: 1879


SISSY Defined for English Language Learners

sissy

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noun sis·sy \ˈsi-sē\

Definition of sissy for English Language Learners

  • : a boy who is weak or who likes things that girls usually like

  • : a person who is weak and fearful


SISSY Defined for Kids

sissy

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noun sis·sy \ˈsi-sē\

Definition of sissy for Students

plural

sissies

  1. :  a fearful or cowardly person



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