Wimp - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |wɪmp|  American pronunciation of the word wimp
Brit.  |wɪmp|  British pronunciation of the word wimp


- a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy (syn: chicken, crybaby)
- a hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation; postulated as a constituent of the dark matter of the universe


Don't be such a wimp, Simon. Tell her you want to break up.

...just because you can't lift 300 pounds doesn't mean you're a wimp...

...what kind of wimp would just give in to peer pressure?...

Don't be such a wimp!

You throw like a wimp.

...there was a real discordance between the tough guys that the actor played in the movies and the wimp that he was in real life...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: wimp
he/she/it: wimps
present participle: wimping
past tense: wimped
past participle: wimped
singular: wimp
plural: wimps
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