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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man lacking courage and other qualities deemed manly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A piece of bread sopped in milk.
  • n. A weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A piece of bread sopped in milk; figuratively, an effeminate or weak-minded person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A piece of bread sopped in milk.
  • n. A soft, effeminate, girlish man; one who is devoid of manliness: a term of contempt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive

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