candy ass

noun Slang: Vulgar.
a timid or cowardly person; sissy.
Also, candyass. Unabridged


adjective Slang: Vulgar.
timid or cowardly; sissified.
Also, candy-assed. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

1950s, from candy + ass.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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candy-ass definition

  1. n.
    a coward; a timid person. (Mildly objectionable.) : Sue is such a candy-ass when it comes to dealing with her children.

  2. Go to candy-ass(ed). :
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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