Definition of scaredy-cat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scaredy-cat

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskeədi kæt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskerdi kæt//
 
(also US English fraidy cat)(informal, disapproving)
 
jump to other results
a children’s word for a person who is easily frightened
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scaredy-cat