Part of speech:
The definition of a sissy is a timid person or an an insulting term for an effeminate boy or man.
(Intransitive) To behave submissively, inde.
Without flavor; tasteless
Exhibiting the characteristics of a coward, particularly ignoble fear:
Not resolute; wavering in decision, purpose, or opinion; indecisive; vacillating
Influenced more by emotion than by reason; acting from feeling rather than from practical motives
(Obs.) The void of infinite space
(Of vegetables, etc.) Picked when small and immature (as in baby corn, baby potatoes).
A person of little ability, intelligence, influence, or importance.
(Slang) A man or youth considered as like a child in lacking strength, courage, etc.; sissy
Anything very easy to accomplish
(Slang) A person regarded as weak, ineffectual, overly sensitive, etc.; wimp
Pleasant in manner; smooth:
Lacking taste, zest, or flavor; flat:
Lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
Lacking courage or drive.
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