wuss
also wussy noun (plural wusses; also wussies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1976 wimpwussy adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wuss — 1982, abbreviated from WUSSY (Cf. wussy). Mike Damone: You are a wuss: part wimp, and part pussy [ Fast Times at Ridgemont High script, 1982] …   Etymology dictionary

  • wuss — [wus] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Perhaps from wimp + PUSSY2] spoken someone who you think is weak or lacks courage …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wuss — [ wus ] noun count VERY INFORMAL someone who is not brave or is not willing to do something exciting or dangerous …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wuss — ► NOUN N. Amer. informal ▪ a weak or ineffectual person. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • wuss — ☆ wuss [woos ] n. Slang a person regarded as weak, ineffectual, overly sensitive, etc.; wimp: also wussy n. pl. wussies …   English World dictionary

  • wuss — noun /wʊs/ a) A weak or ineffectual person. Nov. 6 Come on you wuss, hit a basket..! Johns a wuss. b) (wasp). Mike Damone: You are a wuss: part wimp, and part pussy Syn: pansy …   Wiktionary

  • wuss — UK [wʊs] / US noun [countable] Word forms wuss : singular wuss plural wusses very informal someone who is not brave or is not willing to do something exciting or dangerous …   English dictionary

  • wuss — n A sissy, a coward, a chicken. Morley is such a wuss he won t do anything without first asking his wife. 1970s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • Wuss — One who freaks out at even the smallest bit of unpleasantness. That guy s a complete Wuss …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Wuss — One who freaks out at even the smallest bit of unpleasantness. That guy s a complete Wuss …   Dictionary of american slang

  • wuss — [[t]w ʊs[/t]] wusses N COUNT: usu a N (disapproval) If you call someone a wuss, you are criticizing them for being afraid …   English dictionary

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