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jumpy, afraid, uncertain, concerned, suspicious, doubtful, uneasy, uptight, jittery, coward, crybaby, pushover, wimp, deserter, quitter, yellow, sissy, namby-pamby, caitiff, baby
- scare out of one's wits,
- scare quotes,
- scare up,
Origin of scaredy-cat
1930–35; scared + -y2
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informal someone who is easily frightened
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