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

 

wimp

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wɪmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪmp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wimp
BrE BrE//wɪmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪmp//
 
he / she / it wimps
BrE BrE//wɪmps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪmps//
 
past simple wimped
BrE BrE//wɪmpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪmpt//
 
past participle wimped
BrE BrE//wɪmpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪmpt//
 
-ing form wimping
BrE BrE//ˈwɪmpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪmpɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin 1920s: origin uncertain, perhaps from whimper. Phrasal Verbswimp out (of something)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wimp

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