HyperDic: namby-pamby

English > 2 senses of the word namby-pamby:
ADJECTIVEallnamby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washyweak in willpower, courage or vitality
NOUNperson namby-pambyan insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental
namby-pamby > pronunciation
Soundsnae'mbiypae'mbiy
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... zombie: 62 rhymes with biy...
English > namby-pamby: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWeak in willpower, courage or vitality.
Synonymsgutless, spineless, wishy-washy
BroaderweakWanting in physical strength
Spanishdébil, indeciso, lábil
Catalandèbil, feble
Nounsnamby-pambyan insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental
English > namby-pamby: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental.
Broaderweakling, doormat, wussA person who is physically weak and ineffectual
Spanishñoño
Catalanñoño, nyicris, tita molla
Adjectivesnamby-pambyweak in willpower, courage or vitality

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