wimpy

or wimp·ish

[ wim-pee ]
/ ˈwɪm pi /

adjective, wimp·i·er, wimp·i·est.

of, relating to, or characteristic of a wimp.

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Origin of wimpy

First recorded in 1965–70; wimp + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM wimpy

wimp·i·ness, noun
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