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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who shrinks from danger or trouble.

Usage examples (24)
  • A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
  • No this coward is always hiding and pointing fingers.
  • I hate the word coward, calling our president coward.
  • A frappin coward trying to pass himself off as a hero. for more
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  • The "coward" (someone without courage) "cowered" (to crouch as a sign of fear) behind the door.
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