Definition of wimp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//wɪmp//
; NAmE NAmE//wɪmp//
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(informal, disapproving) a person who is not strong, brave or confident synonym weed He won’t go on his own—he’s a complete wimp! See related entries: Brave Word Origin 1920s: origin uncertain, perhaps from whimper.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wimp

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