Friday, September 07, 2001
Definitions for milksop
- An effeminate or weak-minded person; an unmanly man.
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Citations for milksop
But though intelligent and 'good tempered', he was also something of a milksop, unlike his younger brothers who were 'full of courage'.
And what a milksop I'll be thought and what a tyrant you'll be thought and how you'll be dreaded accordingly.
Origin of milksop
Milksop comes from Middle English, literally a piece of bread sopped in milk.