namby-pamby

Definitions of namby-pamby
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adj weak in willpower, courage or vitality

Synonyms:
gutless, spineless, wishy-washy
weak
wanting in physical strength

n an insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental

Type of:
doormat, weakling, wuss
a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

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