weak sister


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weak sister

a timid person, usually a male. It looks like Dave is the weak sister on the team. We've got to pull together and stop playing like a bunch of weak sisters.
See also: sister, weak

weak sister

n. a timid person, usually a male. Another weak sister and we’ll have to quit. We’ve got to pull together.
See also: sister, weak
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