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Meaning of MILKSOP

Pronunciation:  'milk`sâp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
 

MILKSOP is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Milquetoast, pansy, pantywaist, sissy
 
 See Also: coward

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Milk"sop`\, n.
A piece of bread sopped in milk; figuratively, an effeminate
or weak-minded person. --Shak.

      To wed a milksop or a coward ape.        --Chaucer.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ass, baby, big baby, born fool, buffoon, caitiff, chicken, chicken liver, clown, coward, cream puff, crybaby, dastard, doodle, doormat, dull tool, effeminate, egregious ass, figure of fun, fool, fraid-cat, fraidy-cat, funk, funker, goody-goody, gutless wonder, ignoramus, invertebrate, jackass, jellyfish, lightweight, lily, lily liver, Lord Fauntleroy, lunatic, meek soul, Milquetoast, mollycoddle, mooncalf, mouse, namby-pamby, nance, nancy, nebbish, nonentity, old woman, pansy, pantywaist, Percy, perfect fool, poltroon, pushover, sad sack, scaredy-cat, schmuck, sissy, softhead, softling, softy, sop, stupid ass, tomfool, weak sister, weakling, white feather, white liver, zany
 

 

 

 

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