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- n. Plural form of fraidy-cat.
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My goodness – all these republican “fraidy-cats” occupying important positions in government – how pathetic.
Evidence that it is working comes from a "report" in Reuters about what a bunch of fraidy-cats Giuliani's opponents are:
Be outrageous, ridicule the fraidy-cats, rejoice in all the oddities that freedom can produce.
Those whimpering fraidy-cats could've had me for a late dinner, or an early breakfast, but the didn't call my bluff!
The reaction of the regulars at the Times was to alternate between praise of Obama’s impressive moral stance, anger at the unwelcome influx of knuckle-dragging tea partying outsiders to their comments section, and ridiculing the newcomers as fraidy-cats lacking the resolute intestinal fortitude of the superior liberal temperament.
"Be courageous, ridicule the fraidy-cats, rejoice in all the oddities that freedom can produce.
Some of them have got to be whiney little fraidy-cats. ")