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coward

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɑʊ·ərd/ disapproving
person who is not brave, is easily frightened, or tries to avoid danger or difficulties: A coward is someone who sends you a nasty letter without signing it.
cowardly
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈkɑʊ·ərd·li/
disapproving a cowardly act
Translations of “coward”
in Arabic جَبان…
in Korean 겁쟁이…
in Malaysian penakut…
in French poltron/-onne…
in Turkish korkak, tabansız, ödlek…
in Italian codardo, -a, vigliacco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膽小鬼,懦夫…
in Russian трус…
in Polish tchórz…
in Vietnamese người nhát gan…
in Spanish cobarde, miedica, cagado…
in Portuguese covarde…
in Thai คนขี้ขลาด…
in German der Feigling…
in Catalan covard, -a…
in Japanese おく病者…
in Indonesian pengecut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胆小鬼,懦夫…
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