Definition of worrywart
: a person who is inclined to worry unduly
Examples of worrywart in a Sentence
My father is a real worrywart.
tends to dismiss people concerned about global warming as a bunch of worrywarts
Recent Examples of worrywart from the Web
The world, after all, is a dangerous place and there is always something to frighten professional worrywarts.
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WORRYWART Defined for English Language Learners
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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