wimp out

verb
wimped out; wimping out; wimps out

Definition of wimp out

intransitive verb

: to behave like a wimp : chicken out especially : to choose the easiest course of action

First Known Use of wimp out

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Wimp out.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wimp%20out. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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