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or wimpish

[wim-pee] /ˈwɪm pi/
adjective, wimpier, wimpiest.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a wimp.
Origin of wimpy
1965-70; wimp + -y1
Related forms
wimpiness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Well, when wimpy and Goldy looked out the windows and saw what was coming, it was all off.

    The Woman Gives Owen Johnson
Word Origin and History for wimpy

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

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



An ugly or stupid woman

[1980s+ College students; fr the name of a character in the television show and movie The Flintstones]



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)

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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