worryguts


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worryguts

(ˈwʌrɪˌɡʌts) or

worrywart

n
informal a person who tends to worry, esp about insignificant matters
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* 5 Which sitcom featured terminal worryguts Colin Watkins trying to balance his daytime job in the British Rail complaints department with a new career as a writer of thriller stories?
And Jeremy was very supportive, even though he is a bit of an old worryguts. He doesn't trust me and Victoria together at all.'
Colin Watkins was the terminal worryguts who tried to balance his daytime job in the British Rail complaints department with a fledgling career as a writer of thriller stories.