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sissy

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities traditionally considered more suitable for women
  • thought it was sissy for a boy to like flowers

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sissy

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Synonyms & Antonyms of sissy (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • the candidate touts his wartime service as evidence that he is not a sissy

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The first known use of sissy was in 1879

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“Sissy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sissy. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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