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Milksop definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MILK'SOP, n. A soft, effeminate, feeble-minded man.
MILK'-THISTLE, n. A plant of the genus Carduus.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive [syn: sissy, pantywaist, pansy, milksop, Milquetoast]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, literally, bread soaked in milk Date: 14th century an unmanly man ; mollycoddle

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a spiritless man or youth.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Milksop Milk"sop`, n. A piece of bread sopped in milk; figuratively, an effeminate or weak-minded person. --Shak. To wed a milksop or a coward ape. --Chaucer.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Piece of bread sopped in milk. 2. Effeminate man, feeble-minded man.

Moby Thesaurus

Lord Fauntleroy, Milquetoast, Percy, ass, baby, big baby, born fool, buffoon, caitiff, chicken, chicken liver, clown, coward, cream puff, crybaby, dastard, doodle, doormat, dull tool, effeminate, egregious ass, figure of fun, fool, fraid-cat, fraidy-cat, funk, funker, goody-goody, gutless wonder, ignoramus, invertebrate, jackass, jellyfish, lightweight, lily, lily liver, lunatic, meek soul, mollycoddle, mooncalf, mouse, namby-pamby, nance, nancy, nebbish, nonentity, old woman, pansy, pantywaist, perfect fool, poltroon, pushover, sad sack, scaredy-cat, schmuck, sissy, softhead, softling, softy, sop, stupid ass, tomfool, weak sister, weakling, white feather, white liver, zany



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