wimpish
adjective see wimp

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wimpish — [[t]wɪ̱mpɪʃ[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) Wimpish means the same as wimpy. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • wimpish — /ˈwɪmpɪʃ/ (say wimpish) adjective Colloquial cowardly; timid. {wimp1 + ish1} –wimpishly, adverb –wimpishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • wimpish — wimp informal ► NOUN ▪ a weak and cowardly person. ► VERB (wimp out) ▪ withdraw from something in a cowardly way. DERIVATIVES wimpish adjective wimpy adjective. ORIGIN origin uncertain, perhaps from WHIMPER( …   English terms dictionary

  • wimpish — See wimp. * * * …   Universalium

  • wimpish — adjective characteristic of a wimp …   Wiktionary

  • Wimpish — of the nature of a wimp …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • wimpish — Australian Slang of the nature of a wimp …   English dialects glossary

  • wimpish — wimp|ish [ wımpıʃ ] adjective showing a lack of strength ╾ wimp|ish|ly adverb ╾ wimp|ish|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wimpish — adj feeble, weak or cowardly. Formed from the noun wimp …   Contemporary slang

  • wimpish — adj. wimpy, spineless, weak, having an ineffectual character …   English contemporary dictionary

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