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wuss

 (wo͝os)
n. Slang
A person regarded as weak, ineffectual, or overly fearful.

[Perhaps blend of wimp and pussy, or short for pussy-wussy, reduplication of pussy.]

wuss′y adj.

wuss

(wʊs) or

woose

;

wussy

(ˈwʊsɪ)
n, pl wusses or wussies
slang chiefly US a feeble or effeminate person
[C20: perhaps from pussy1 (sense 6)]

wuss

(wʊs)
n.
Slang. a weakling; wimp.
[1980–85; perhaps b. wimp and puss1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wuss - a person who is physically weak and ineffectualwuss - a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
namby-pamby - an insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental
softie, softy - a person who is weak and excessively sentimental
crybaby, wimp, chicken - a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
Translations

wuss

[wʌs] N (US) → pavo/a m/f, gallina mf

wuss

n (esp US inf) → Weichei nt (inf), → Schlappschwanz m (inf)
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I asked him afterward what's so wrong about crying, and he said something like "Crying is for wussies.
Having a limit only opens the editorial pages to those who choose to call others wussies.
That's important to note, because even though our beloved Florida-strain largemouth bass grow big and mean, they're basically wussies that get their feelings hurt very easily, contract lockjaw at the slightest weather change and generally disdain hot, sunny conditions.
Anticipate Ryan, after following crucifiers of our conservative front-runner and all of his early supporters, to now position himself as the leader of those politico wussies to the cool kids' table.
Or you don't listen to either of those wussies, you listen to Alex Jones.
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