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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cowardly and despicable person adj. - Despicably mean and cowardly.

Usage examples (33)
  • He is known in the neighborhood as a caitiff because of his rude attitude towards others.
  • That is what grips thee worst, thou caitiff, thou!
  • Of caitiff wretched thralls, that wailéd night and day,
  • From Atreus 'loveless brood, this caitiff brace of kings. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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