weak sister

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  1. a vacillating person; coward.

  2. a part or element that undermines the whole of something; a weak link.

Origin of weak sister

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for weak sister

weak sister

  1. US informal a person in a group who is regarded as weak or unreliable

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