wuss

noun \ ˈwu̇s \
variants: or less commonly wussy play \ˈwu̇-sē\

Definition of wuss

plural wusses also wussies
: wimp

wussy

adjective

Examples of wuss in a Sentence

  1. Don't be such a wuss.

  2. teased him for being a wuss when he failed the push-up test in gym class

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Origin and Etymology of wuss

origin unknown

wuss Synonyms

Synonyms
softy (or softie), wimp, weakling (also wussy)
Antonyms
powerhouse
Related Words
pushover; milksop, mollycoddle, sissy

WUSS Defined for English Language Learners

wuss

noun

Definition of wuss for English Language Learners

  • : a weak or cowardly person



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