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English definition of “scaredy-cat”


noun [C]     /ˈskeə.di.kæt/ US  /ˈsker-/ child's expression
someone, especially a child, who is easily frightened: Come on, scaredy-cat - it won't bite you!Heroes and cowards
(Definition of scaredy-cat noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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