- timid; meek.
Origin of pigeon-hearted
First recorded in 1615–25
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Examples from the Web for pigeon-hearted
It's my private opinion, Bates, that you're just as pigeon-hearted as I am!The Southerner
- of a timid or fearful disposition
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