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Noun: pantywaist  'pan-tee,weyst
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
    - sissy [informal], pansy [informal], milksop [informal], Milquetoast [N. Amer, informal], cissy [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: pantywaists

Type of: chicken [informal], coward

Encyclopedia: Pantywaist