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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive adj. - Having unsuitable feminine qualities.

Usage examples (26)
  • TO ANONYMOUS who likes to use the word sissy, but cannot spell the word 'raping.'
  • That's korean for "rubbing alcohol"If I were with first-timers, I would have ordered what I call the sissy soju.
  • Because there's something worse than being in prison, and it's being a 'sissy' -- according to South Carolina prisons director Jon Ozmint.
  • Botha claimed he was called a sissy and a homosexual during the two-hour "ordeal". for more
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