Crybaby - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkraɪbeɪbi|  American pronunciation of the word crybaby
Brit.  |ˈkrʌɪbeɪbi|  British pronunciation of the word crybaby

noun

- a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy (syn: chicken, wimp)
- a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining (syn: bellyacher, complainer, grumbler, moaner, sniveller, squawker, whiner)

Examples

“Don't be such a crybaby,” she told her little sister.

...car trips that were often spoiled by a couple of crybabies in the back seat...

Don't be such a crybaby!

Word forms

noun
singular: crybaby
plural: crybabies
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