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candy ass

or candyass

noun, Slang: Vulgar.
a timid or cowardly person; sissy.


or candy-assed

[kan-dee-as] /ˈkæn diˌæs/
adjective, Slang: Vulgar.
timid or cowardly; sissified. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Word Origin and History for candyass

also candy-ass, 1961, from candy (n.) + ass (n.2). Perhaps originally U.S. military.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for candyass



Timid; feeble; cowardly; wimpy: not that candy-assed dreck played by legions of Spandexed clones/ Some candyass Barry Manilow type might be at ease in this setting (1950s+)

candy ass

noun phrase

A timid person; weakling; wimp (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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