from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A person regarded as weak or timid and especially as unmanly: "Cats are for wusses, dog men say” ( Laura Blumenfeld).
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- n. A weak or ineffectual person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
Calling John Murtha a wuss is ‘way off the reservation, and Murtha will (I trust) stick John MaCain back in the prison cell of failed ideas.
He can't stand up to Cheney himself, so Pfeiffer has to step in .... wuss.
I think you are misjudging the public. the only folks that are seeing Obama as a wuss are his present supporters, not the demographic he is reaching for.
I'm a big wuss, which is why I haven't been reading him.
I also found it very comfortable, thought it handled well, was sensibly geared, and was even light enough for the average "wuss" to carry up and down a few flights of stairs.
It didn't to the friends with whom I watched, who took everything calmly, calling me "wuss" and "wimp" for moaning so.
I won't say the name, because in the context of the rest of this post I don't want people reading it and thinking I'm some kind of wuss or weirdo, but I'll just say this: the content is .. questionable, at best.
'Oh, I must see her -- I must see her!' cries she, a-shakin 'wuss'n ever, so that I was afeard she'd fall off
An 'den she gits drunk, an' wuss'n dat, she lays vi'lent han's on me.
Christopher ain't a babby no more; but it seems that don't keep a man from bein 'wuss'n a fool.'
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