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wimpy

or wimpish

[wim-pee] /ˈwɪm pi/
adjective, wimpier, wimpiest.
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a wimp.
Origin of wimpy
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; wimp + -y1
Related forms
wimpiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wimpiest

wimpy

adj.

1967, from wimp (n.) + -y (2). Related: Wimpiness.

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

Wimpy

noun

A hamburger sandwich

Related Terms

wimp

[fr J Wellington Wimpy, an obsessive lover and seeker of such sandwiches in the Popeye comic strip]

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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