wimp

noun
\ ˈwimp How to pronounce wimp (audio) \

Definition of wimp

: a weak, cowardly, or ineffectual person

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Other Words from wimp

wimpiness \ ˈwim-​pē-​nəs How to pronounce wimpiness (audio) \ noun
wimpish \ ˈwim-​pish How to pronounce wimpish (audio) \ adjective
wimpishness \ ˈwim-​pish-​nəs How to pronounce wimpishness (audio) \ noun
wimpy \ ˈwim-​pē How to pronounce wimpy (audio) \ adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms for wimp

Synonyms

softy (or softie), weakling, wuss (also wussy)

Antonyms

powerhouse

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Examples of wimp in a Sentence

just because you can't lift 300 pounds doesn't mean you're a wimp what kind of wimp would just give in to peer pressure?

First Known Use of wimp

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wimp

origin unknown

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wimp

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wimp

informal : a weak person who lacks confidence, courage, etc.

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