wet sock

wet sock

and wet rag
n. a wimp; a useless jerk. (see also rubber sock.) Don’t be such a wet sock! Stand up for your rights! Willard is a wet rag, but he’s kind and helpful.
See also: sock, wet
References in classic literature ?
Hanging over the top of the gate like a wet sock, Lord Dawlish watched her go.
I seen him travel all day with wet socks at forty five below.
and with a wet sock I proceeded to clean out her ass
The moment one starts explaining that the government is the custodian of its share that it skims off the national wealth, and can only distribute these particular funds at its discretion, a wet sock appears to be pulled over the face of whoever one tries to educate.
When the enlarged end at the bottom of a glass thermometer is covered with a small wet sock it is considered a "wet bulb.
If I am silent, I can here the soft thud of their landing, like a wet sock being tossed to the bathroom floor.
I could see the shocked look on his televised face as I whirled a wet sock full of sludge around my head and let it fly.
Just before placing bottles outside, immerse each in a bowl of cold tap water to wet sock.
What a week it's been - a bit like living in a wet sock.
It brings you back down to earth when you are hit in the face by a wet sock.
It's also great for drying wet socks, warming camp coffee, and otherwise making cold-weather hunts more bearable.
We spend our Saturdays in old gymnasiums and church basements that smell like weak chili and wet socks.
A professor at a naturopathic medicine college in Canada recently argued that pulling on a pair of chilled wet socks at night can fight off a cold.