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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An unduly fearful person.

Usage examples (35)
  • No no, I'm not a scaredy-cat of bumps in the night.
  • Whatever else, the former diplomat is no sackless scaredy-cat.
  • “And you sat back in your seat like a scaredy-cat,” Martha said.
  • Secondly, the closer I reach 40, the more “scaredy-cat” I become. for more
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