Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of wuss.

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Examples

  • The argument against you, Juliette, is one which I don't think I'm quite unreconstructed (as a sexist man) to argue directly myself, but I'll state it as I've heard it thus: "If the world were run by women (pedantically: women who admit to being "wusses") then we would all be living in tastefully decorated caves"

    Touching Duh Void

  • For some reason, many men jumped all over this and thought that this would make them less manly, "wusses," weaker, doormats, it would reinforce whining and would sacrifice any opportunities to deal with things rationally.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Christine Guerrini, a Philadelphia tweeter, tweeted: 1st the 'wusses' comment, now Rendell lashes out on 60 mins. . .

    Phillies Zone

  • For these people, who I will from this point forward refer to as 'wusses', there's yet another hug jacket because the idea hasn't been done to death yet, really.

    Slashdong

  • They might think we are being "wusses," but yet we accept helmets as part of the game today.

    Baseball Prospectus

  • It's also why enemies, or even opposing sports teams, are called "wusses," "pussies" and "women" -- because women are still, on some fundamental level, viewed as objects, as somehow "less than" men.

    Jesus Did Not Say 'Forgive and Forget'

  • It's also why enemies, or even opposing sports teams, are called "wusses," "pussies" and "women" -- because women are still, on some fundamental level, viewed as objects, as somehow "less than" men.

    Anne Dilenschneider: Jesus Did Not Say 'Forgive and Forget'

  • It's also why enemies, or even opposing sports teams, are called "wusses," "pussies" and "women" - because women are still, on some fundamental level, viewed as objects, as somehow "less than" men.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Rugby union is, of course, a man's game and wusses have never been welcome at East Midlands derbies.

    Leicester 27-16 Northampton | Premiership match report

  • The phrase ‘wusses out’ was then used - accurately - followed by a couple of good lines about the need to keep stimulating the donut/restaurant industries.

    Christie to Corzine: ‘Man up, and *say* I’m fat.’ - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

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