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wimpy

[wim-pee] /ˈwɪm pi/
adjective, wimpier, wimpiest.
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a wimp.
Also, wimpish.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; wimp + -y1
Related forms
wimpiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wimpish

wimpy

adj.

1967, from wimp (n.) + -y (2). Related: Wimpiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for wimpish

wimpish

adjective

Having the traits of a wimp; soft; weak: less wimpy version of the husband she leaves/ seats that go wimpo during cornering/ a wimpoid ballad with the refrain ''the doggone girl is mine'' (entry form 1925+, first variant 1967+, others 1960s+ and later)


Wimpy

noun

A hamburger sandwich

Related Terms

wimp

[fr J Wellington Wimpy, an obsessive lover and seeker of such sandwiches in the Popeye comic strip]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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