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wuss out

v. Slang
To withdraw from a commitment or course of action because of cowardice or insecurity: I was going to go into the haunted house, but then I wussed out and stayed in the car.
See also: out, wuss


n. a wimp; a weak person. Don’t be such a wuss. Stand up for your rights.


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Having pounds 400 to spend between five means no one has to bother with the others, although the steamy bath looked interesting, even if they didn't manage to totally de-robe, the wusses.
WHILE the Premier League's wusses have been wearing gloves, I've pondered five questions on the fingers of one of my mitten-less hands.
WE hear that the British Association of Wusses are shortly to leave on their annual outing to Pamplona to take part in the running of the bullfrogs.
Its inevitable lesson, already familiar in Hollywood, will be a great one for the kids: Merit systems are for wusses.
Asked if he were calling Washingtonians weather wusses, Obama gleefully responded: "I'm saying that when it comes to the weather, folks in Washington don't seem to be able to handle things.
A national newspaper's website has very conveniently compiled a list of Winter Wusses and Winter Warriors in English football's top division by tallying up which outfield players wear gloves.
ARSENAL spent last season pretending not to care about the Carling Cup, then whinged like wusses when they were beaten in the final.