wimpishness
noun see wimp

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wimpishness — wimp·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • wimpishness — noun see wimp * * * wimˈpishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑wimp …   Useful english dictionary

  • wimp — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1920 a weak, cowardly, or ineffectual person • wimpiness noun • wimpish adjective • wimpishness noun • wimpy adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wimp — informal noun a weak and cowardly person. verb (wimp out) withdraw from something in a cowardly way. Derivatives wimpish adjective wimpishly adverb wimpishness noun wimpy adjective (wimpier …   English new terms dictionary

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

  • wimp — n. colloq. a feeble or ineffectual person. Derivatives: wimpish adj. wimpishly adv. wimpishness n. wimpy adj. Etymology: 20th c.: orig. uncert …   Useful english dictionary

  • WIMP — n. colloq. a feeble or ineffectual person. Derivatives: wimpish adj. wimpishly adv. wimpishness n. wimpy adj. Etymology: 20th c.: orig. uncert …   Useful english dictionary

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