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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.
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adj, wussier or wussiest
slang chiefly US feeble or effeminate
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