scaredy-cat Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of "scaredy-cat" - English Dictionary

scaredy-catnoun [C]

uk   /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!
(Definition of scaredy-cat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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