adjective, wimp·i·er, wimp·i·est.
- wimp out,
- wimshurst machine,
- win by a nose,
- win hands down,
- win on points
Origin of wimpy
Examples from the Web for wimpy
Nor am I one of those pathetic “men” too wimpy to handle the grit of parenthood.
Muscular atheism has arrived; “left behind is the idealized vision of wimpy, effete philosophers.”Atheist Philosopher Peter Boghossian’s Guide to Converting Believers|Michael Schulson|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in each of these cases, the moves were defensive and wimpy, aimed at preserving eroding positions and not getting hurt.
The Hollywood Reporter: “Oz the Wimpy and Weak would be more like it.”What Critics Are Saying About ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’|Marlow Stern|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST