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n. pl. sis·sies
1. A person regarded as timid or cowardly.
2. Offensive A boy or man regarded as effeminate.
3. Informal Sister.
[ Diminutive of sis.]
sis′si·fied′ (-fīd′) adj.
sis′si·ness, sis′sy·ness n.
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n, pl -sies
an effeminate, weak, or cowardly boy or man
effeminate, weak, or cowardly. Also (informal or dialect): sissified or cissified
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n., pl. -sies,
1. an effeminate boy or man.
2. a timid or cowardly person.
3. a little girl.adj.
4. (of a man or boy) effeminate.
5. cowardly; timid.
sis′si•ness, sis′sy•ness, n.
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|Noun||1.||sissy - a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive|
coward - a person who shows fear or timidity
|Adj.||1.||sissy - having unsuitable feminine qualities|
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1. wimp, softie (informal), weakling, baby, wet (Brit. informal), coward (informal), jessie (Scot. slang), pansy, pussy (slang, chiefly U.S.), pussycat (Brit. informal), mummy's boy, mollycoddle, namby-pamby, wuss (slang), milksop, milquetoast (U.S.), sisspot (informal) They were rough kids and thought we were sissies.
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2. (= coward) → gallina f
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sissy[ˈsɪsɪ] n (fam, pej) → femminuccia
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