wimp|ish [ `wımpıʃ ] adjective
showing a lack of strength
╾ wimp|ish|ly adverb
╾ wimp|ish|ness noun uncount

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • wimpish — [[t]wɪ̱mpɪʃ[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) Wimpish means the same as wimpy. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • wimpish — /ˈwɪmpɪʃ/ (say wimpish) adjective Colloquial cowardly; timid. {wimp1 + ish1} –wimpishly, adverb –wimpishness, noun …   Australian-English dictionary

  • wimpish — wimp informal ► NOUN ▪ a weak and cowardly person. ► VERB (wimp out) ▪ withdraw from something in a cowardly way. DERIVATIVES wimpish adjective wimpy adjective. ORIGIN origin uncertain, perhaps from WHIMPER( …   English terms dictionary

  • wimpish — adjective see wimp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wimpish — See wimp. * * * …   Universalium

  • wimpish — adjective characteristic of a wimp …   Wiktionary

  • Wimpish — of the nature of a wimp …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • wimpish — Australian Slang of the nature of a wimp …   English dialects glossary

  • wimpish — adj feeble, weak or cowardly. Formed from the noun wimp …   Contemporary slang

  • wimpish — adj. wimpy, spineless, weak, having an ineffectual character …   English contemporary dictionary

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