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wimpnoun [C]

uk   us   /wɪmp/ informal disapproving
(Definition of wimp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wimpnoun [C]

 us   /wɪmp/ infml disapproving
a ​person who is not ​strong, ​brave, or confident: I always ​thought he was a wimp.
(Definition of wimp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wimp”
in Korean 겁쟁이…
in Arabic ضَعيف, واهِن…
in Malaysian orang yg bacul…
in French poule mouillée…
in Russian трус…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懦弱無用的人…
in Italian pappamolle…
in Turkish zayıf/korkak/kendine güvenmeyen/kaçak kimse…
in Polish mięczak…
in Spanish tímido, cortado, parado…
in Vietnamese người nhút nhát…
in Portuguese fraco, -a, frouxo…
in Thai ผู้ที่ไม่มีกำลังใจ…
in German der Jammerlappen…
in Catalan poruc, -uga…
in Japanese 気の弱い人(やつ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懦弱无用的人…
in Indonesian pengecut…
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