HyperDic: coward

English > 2 senses of the word coward / Coward:
NOUNperson cowarda person who shows fear or timidity
person Coward, Noel Coward, Sir Noel Pierce CowardEnglish dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
coward / Coward > pronunciation
Soundskaw'erd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > coward: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who shows fear or timidity.
NarrowercurA cowardly and despicable person
dastardA despicable coward
poltroon, craven, recreantAn abject coward
quaker, tremblerOne who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear
shy person, shrinking violetsomeone who shrinks from familiarity with others
sissy, pantywaist, pansy, milksop, MilquetoastA timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
waverer, vacillator, hesitator, hesitaterOne who hesitates (usually out of fear)
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcobarde
Catalancovard
Adjectivescowardlylacking courage
Verbscowsubdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe
cowershow submission or fear
English > Coward: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973).
SynonymsNoel Coward, Sir Noel Pierce Coward
Instance ofactor, histrion, player, thespian, role playerA theatrical performer
composersomeone who composes music as a profession
dramatist, playwrightsomeone who writes plays
CatalanNoel Coward

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