- to be or act like a wimp.
- to show timidity or cowardice; chicken out.
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Was he so determined not to look like an angry black man that he ended up looking ... kind of like a wimp?
All of us here at NewsBeast knew the word “wimp” would carry a charge and get people to pay attention.Michael Tomasky on Wimpy Mitt Romney’s Missing Backbone|Michael Tomasky|July 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Just by definition, you'd think, any American who plunges into what Teddy Roosevelt called "the arena," is no wimp.
On the cover of Newsweek, my colleague Michael Tomasky calls Mitt Romney a wimp.
The chapter titles say a lot: “Even More of a Wimp than Jimmy Carter,” “Not a Great Listener.”
Grodman saw it, and watched her, and fooled Wimp to the top of his bent.
George Grodman read this letter with annoyance, and crumpling up the paper, murmured scornfully, "Edward Wimp!"
In his letter to Grodman, Wimp said that he thought it might be nicer for him to keep Christmas in company than in solitary state.
As to the alibi, he had not yet troubled her; but to take its existence for granted would upset and discomfort Wimp.
For Wimp, alone, the painted face had fuller, more tragical meanings.