HyperDic: wimp

English > 2 senses of the word wimp / WIMP:
NOUNperson wimp, chicken, crybabya person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
objectWIMP, weakly interacting massive particlea hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation
wimp / WIMP > pronunciation
Soundswih'mp
Rhymesblimp / Blimp ... skimp: 11 rhymes with ihmp...
English > wimp: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy.
Synonymschicken, crybaby
Broaderweakling, doormat, wussA person who is physically weak and ineffectual
Spanishjeremías, llorón, quejica
Catalanfleuma, ploramiques, ploraner, somicaire
Adjectiveswimpyweak and ineffectual
English > WIMP: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation; postulated as a constituent of the dark matter of the universe.
Synonymweakly interacting massive particle
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Part ofdark matter(cosmology) a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up 90 percent of the universe
Broaderelementary particle, fundamental particle(physics) a particle that is less complex than an atom
Usage ofacronym, initialismA word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name

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