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weak sister

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noun Informal.
  1. a vacillating person; coward.
  2. a part or element that undermines the whole of something; a weak link.
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Origin of weak sister

First recorded in 1855–60
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Related Words for weak sister

chicken, weakling, invertebrate, jellyfish, softy

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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