wimpy

or wimp·ish

[ wim-pee ]
/ ˈwɪm pi /

adjective, wimp·i·er, wimp·i·est.

of, relating to, or characteristic of a wimp.

Origin of wimpy

First recorded in 1965–70; wimp + -y1
Related formswimp·i·ness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wimpiest

wimpy


adj.

1967, from wimp (n.) + -y (2). Related: Wimpiness.

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