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English definition of “wimp”


noun [C] uk   /wɪmp/ informal disapproving us  
a person who is not strong, brave, or confident: I'm afraid I'm a bit of a wimp when it comes to climbing up ladders.Heroes and cowards
adjective uk   /ˈwɪm.pɪʃ/ (also wimpy) us  
I'm far too wimpish to go rock climbing.Weakness and vulnerabilityCowardly
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