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wimpy

Overly fearful, anxious, conservative, or reserved; unwilling or unable to do that which is brave, adventurous, or risky. Thank you for the invitation, but I'm way too wimpy to do something like bungee-jumping! Why they put some wimpy guy like him in charge of the regional office is beyond me.
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wimpy

mod. weak; inept; square. You are just a wimpy nerd!
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The film was followed by three sequels, 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules', 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days' and 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul'.
Wimpy, of course, has table service, where it scores over McDonald's, though some McDs will bring your food over - after you've punched your order into a 'selfordering kiosk.'.
Indeed, as a young lad in Aberdare , my regular Saturday afternoon ritual would consist of watching wrestling on ITV's World of Sport - Big Daddy versus Kendo Nagasaki most likely - and eating a Wimpy burger brought back by my parents from a shopping trip to the big city of Cardiff earlier that morning.
"We were just after a walk on the beach while the weather was nice, but I ended up grabbing Jeff 's arm and going, 'Look, love, a Wimpy'," she laughs.
In addition, the 14th book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will be published in autumn this year.
Indeed, since his first book, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, was published in 2007, about the comical adventures of 12-year-old schoolboy Greg Heffley and his friend Rowley Jefferson, he has penned another 12 in the series.
"Books help me switch off when I am stressed sometimes, particularly adventure books and stuff like Diary of the Wimpy Kid, it's great fun and I also learn a lot from these books," said Hoor, who is a grade six student.
According to Wimpy, following the bad score, franchisee Sanjay Chaddah "straight away" put in place strict new hygiene and cleaning processes, including nightly deep-cleaning - and was "delighted" when his "five"-star ranking was restored.
Other popular menu items included Wimpy's Bender in a Bun frankfurter sandwich and the mega-calorific Brown Derby dessert.
Jeff Kinney's best-selling series of books has been given a Caledonian re-vamp by Itchy Coo, the Scots language imprint for children at Black & White Publishing, The first book in the series is Diary o' a Wimpy Wean, re-worked by Scots writer Thomas Clark.
Kinney has published a dozen "Wimpy Kid" books, developed four films based on his wimpy hero, Greg Heffley, and created another six "Wimpy Kid" movie-companion books.
There are Q&A fan videos with the author where they ask Jeff questions like 'how many Wimpy Kid books will Jeff write?' and he answers the questions.
ACTION: Charlie Wright in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.