[ UK /kˈa‍ʊədli/ ]
[ US /ˈkaʊɝdɫi/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
    cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then
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How To Use cowardly In A Sentence

  • Another translation of the Bible uses the word cowardly instead of fearful. How to Overcome Fear
  • For big men, they sure are acting cowardly. The Sun
  • The attorney for one of the accused denounced what he calls cowardly and anonymous leakers at the Pentagon. CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2006
  • Our cowardly lion of a bureaucracy throws issue after issue into the long grass when confronted by the mice that roar. Times, Sunday Times
  • And what I've learned is not to trust that cowardly little squit, Mundungus. Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows
  • A timid or cowardly person would never take that leap.
  • What happened here was an unprovoked and cowardly attack,' he said. Times, Sunday Times
  • But he insists on painting a picture with the same old hackneyed images and rancid cliches about salt-of-the-earth heartlanders and morally vacant or cowardly coastal cosmopolitans.
  • The bigger buffed man retreated cowardly to the other side of the gym while people stared at the commotion.
  • A courageous foe is better than a cowardly friend. 
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