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  1. namby-pamby

    • IPA[ˌnambēˈpambē]

    美式

    • adj.
      lacking energy, strength, or courage; feeble, timid, or ineffectual
    • n.
      a timid, oversensitive, or overly fastidious man or boy
    • noun: namby-pamby, plural noun: namby-pambies

    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. lacking energy, strength, or courage; feeble, timid, or ineffectual these weren't namby-pamby fights, but brutal affairs where heads hit the sidewalk

    名詞

    • 1. derogatory a timid, oversensitive, or overly fastidious man or boy once we were in the cells we became pathetic namby-pambies