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Meaning of WHITE-LIVERED

Pronunciation:  'wIt 'livurd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (informal) easily frightened
 

WHITE-LIVERED is a 13 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: chicken, chickenhearted, coward(a), cowardly, fearful, lily-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\White"-liv`ered\, a.
Having a pale look; feeble; hence, cowardly; pusillanimous;
dastardly.

      They must not be milksops, nor white-livered knights.
                                               --Latimer.

 

 

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