worrywart

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noun wor·ry·wart \ˈwər-ē-ˌwȯrt, ˈwə-rē-\

Definition of worrywart

  1. :  a person who is inclined to worry unduly

Examples of worrywart in a sentence

  1. My father is a real worrywart.

  2. <tends to dismiss people concerned about global warming as a bunch of worrywarts>

1936

First Known Use of worrywart

1936


WORRYWART Defined for English Language Learners

worrywart

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noun wor·ry·wart \ˈwər-ē-ˌwȯrt, ˈwə-rē-\

Definition of worrywart for English Language Learners

  • : a person who worries too much or who worries about things that are not important



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