Definition of lily-livered adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lily-livered

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈlɪli lɪvəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪli lɪvərd//
 
(old-fashioned) Brave
 
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lacking courage synonym cowardly See related entries: Brave
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