[ UK /wˈɪmp/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪmp/ ]
NOUN
  1. a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
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How To Use wimp In A Sentence

  • It was a garden with trees of freshest green and ripe fruits of yellow sheen; and its birds were singing clear and keen and nils ran wimpling through the fair terrene. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • The daft governor of Massachusetts, Mitch Romney, apparently is still thinking that the wingnuts will somehow allow a northeasterner to be a serious presidential candidate so he completely wimped out (and sucked up to the wingnuts) by leaving it to his spokesman. 07/14/2005
  • Yes, God knows we need more ballsiness from this administration, the wimps.
  • The first time, there was no one to stop me, but I wimped out.
  • Down and Dirty Problem Solving rejon: ♺ @jwildeboer: @rejon business plans are for wimps. rejon.org is Jon Phillips.
  • He's repeatedly played ineffectual, wimpy characters… easily forgotten and unmemorable.
  • This is very similar to the detailed, ornate, velvety and yet touchingly naive backdrops of those medieval scenes, that can be glimpsed through narrow windows in front of which wimpled ladies exchange devotional books with chivalrous gentlemen. Archive 2008-06-01
  • When he discusses his participation in a roadgeek-sponsored map-reading contest, he confesses that he "wimped out halfway. Lost in a Good Atlas
  • Liberals were seen as weak-kneed wimps, unwilling to use force internationally and preoccupied with social welfare internally; local patriotisms prevailed everywhere.
  • Laura Farrant took off her wimple and handed it to her dresser. STAGE FRIGHT
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