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wimpy

or wimp·ish

[wim-pee]
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adjective, wimp·i·er, wimp·i·est.
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a wimp.
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Origin of wimpy

First recorded in 1965–70; wimp + -y1
Related formswimp·i·ness, noun
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Related Words for wimpiness

pusillanimity, cowardliness, cravenness, chicken, fearfulness, fear, funk, wimpiness

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Word Origin and History for wimpiness

wimpy

adj.

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

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