Craven - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkreɪvn|  American pronunciation of the word craven
Brit.  |ˈkreɪv(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word craven

noun

- an abject coward (syn: poltroon, recreant)

adjective

- lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful(syn: recreant)

Examples

...a craven refusal to deliver the unwelcome news personally...

He had a craven fear of flying.

the craven fellow turned and ran

a craven proposal to raise the white flag

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