from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who cries or complains frequently with little cause.
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- n. A baby that cries excessively.
- n. Someone whose feelings are very easily hurt, often by trivial matters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
- n. a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
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In this Bill Maher segment, Naomi Klein argues that by transferring Wall Street's gambling debt to Main Street (what she calls crybaby capitalism), the shock doctrine will come into play:
Anybody who votes for a self-centered selfish 100 million dollar crybaby is delusional.
But to those of you calling him a 'crybaby' - the man has every right to stand up for his wife ..... wouldn't you do the same if you were in his shoes ...
March 12th, 2010 at 4: 45 pm tombaker says: how big a pussy crybaby is the man who is “injured” by seeing a sign printed in another language? what country worth saving is “injured” by the presence of a sign printed in another language? were i a wildly wealthy man, i would immediately dispatch a semi truckload of pacifiers and baby bottles to Prescott AZ, for immediate, free distribution.
"I guess when you sit on the podium and you make excuses like that, then you're going to be labelled a crybaby, so maybe I did deserve it."
I felt shamed for being called crybaby and a fraidy cat by family members and others.
It's about a boy who was known as a crybaby when he was young, but then grows up to be a punk.
The only thing I can think about is that somehow you think his on field persona fits your "crybaby" comment.
The 23 cent pizza comes as a deal after a Papa John's franchise in Washington D.C. started making T-shirts calling LeBron a "crybaby".
So I was branded a "crybaby," by my teacher and fellow students.