[ feynt-hahrt ]
/ ˈfeɪntˌhɑrt /
person who lacks courage; coward.
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Origin of faintheart
First recorded in 1570–80; back formation from fainthearted
Words nearby faintheart
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Example sentences from the Web for faintheart
Pour me out a cup of tea, Mr. Faintheart; I am in great pain—thank you.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade