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wussy

slang Of, indicating, or characterizing someone who is too nervous, afraid, or reserved to do anything too intense, extreme, or risky. Touch football is just a wussy sport. Give me full-contact rugby any day! He said I was wussy just because I didn't want to smoke a cigarette.

wuss(y)

(ˈwʊs(i))
n. a wimp; a weak person. Don’t be such a wuss. Stand up for your rights.
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This is because SA is said to be fussy wussy on how she wants her face painted.
We'd been in the 'in between' group, too scaredy cat to do Pen-y-Ghent, one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks, after walks leader Mervyn informed us the terrain would involve a scramble or two in icy conditions, not "wussy" enough to go on a flat three-miler.
RILEY HAWK gets his own tattooing reality show, the pilot episode of which has him covering his dad's wussy ankle tat with a sorcerer's beard.
Constitution and elicited cheers from the crowd when he said he would abolish the Environmental Protection Agency and challenge the "spineless, wussy senators" who have failed to react to the threat of China, which he said is "stealing our jobs, stealing our intellectual property."
And Obama will, undeniably, be facing an election versus an ultra-militarist Republican challenger, so he probably doesn't want to be taken for a wussy! Dead innocents are just a form of collateral damage, for the Obama (2012) reelection campaign!
It also expanded on its idea of introducing annual health checks for all adults, explaining it would make going to the doctors "less wussy" for men.
Only now they're not only calling you a dove but a wussy and that's what hurts.
"Classical music on the fiddle was a bit wussy, I didn't like it, I thought the tunes were stupid."
John Flint Racing Stables is no Sandhill, but we have nine of the 15 boxes filled, a four and a half furlong wood chip gallop, a plentiful schooling field and Sasha, the wussy whippet (she's not much use, but we'd all miss her if she disappeared).
After all, didn't he get all wussy and recant in the New York Times not that long ago?
We had a bottle of beer each - me an Old Speckled Hen and Jerry, it must be said, a slightly wussy Italian job.
As Nadel notes, the dramatist has inveighed against the image of the Writer as a "wussy Eastern Intellectual," and has compared authorship to the no-nonsense skill of bricklaying.
Anyone who disagrees fails to grasp the complexities of Eurasian politics and is a craven wussy.
There was nothing special about it, no deep frog, and he didn't sound girlish or wussy.