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A very timid or cowardly person: “He’s ________.”

CHICKEN 250
YELLOW 168
SHY 140
FRAIDY-CAT 102
SCARED OF HIS OWN SHADOW 68
SCAREDY-CAT 54
COWARD 52
BACKWARD 49
YELLOW-BELLIED 35
BASHFUL 32
MILQUETOAST 29
TIMID 28
SCARED 26
AFRAID OF HIS OWN SHADOW 24
SCARED OF HIS SHADOW 19
MEEK 18
SISSY 18
NR 16
SCARY 15
AFRAID 14
LILY-LIVERED 14
FRAID OF HIS OWN SHADOW 12
MOUSE 12
MOUSY 12
SCARED OF THE DARK 12
CHICKEN-HEARTED 9
SHRINKING VIOLET 9
AFRAID OF HIS SHADOW 7
CASPAR MILQUETOAST 7
COWARDLY 7
WEAKLING 7
GOT A YELLOW STREAK 6
GOT NO GUTS 6
QUIET 6
YELLOW-BELLY 6
FRAID OF HIS SHADOW 5
NO GUTS 5
RABBIT 5
SCARED-CAT 5
FRAID-CAT 4
PANTYWAIST 4
RESERVED 4
RETIRING 4
SCARECROW 4
SCARED TO DEATH 4
SCAREDY 4
SCARY-CAT 4
CHICKEN SHIT 3
CHICKEN-LIVERED 3
FAINT-HEARTED 3
FEARFUL 3
GUTLESS 3
MR. MILQUETOAST 3
RETICENT 3
SCARE-CAT 3
SHEEPISH 3
SISSIFIED 3
SKITTISH 3
SPINELESS 3
TIMID AS A MOUSE 3
TIMID PERSON 3
TIMID SOUL 3
WEAK SISTER 3
YELLOW BELLY 3
BABY 2
DOESN’T HAVE ANY NERVE 2
DOVE 2
FRAID 2
FRAID OF THE DARK 2
HEN-PECKED 2
INSECURE 2
MOMMA’S BOY 2
SCARED AS A RABBIT 2
TIMMY 2
TOO SHY 2
VERY SHY 2
VERY TIMID 2
WALLFLOWER 2
WEAK 2
WEAK-KNEED 2
WITHDRAWN 2
YELLOW-LIVERED 2
A FRAIDY 1
AFRAID OF HER OWN SHADOW 1
AFRAID OF HIS OWN GHOST 1
AFRAID TO THE DARK 1
AIN’T GOT ANY GUTS 1
AIN’T GOT MUCH NERVE 1
AIN’T GOT NO NERVE 1
ALOFT 1
AS MEEK AS A MOUSE 1
AWFUL COWARD 1
BABYISH 1
BACKBONE OF A JELLY FISH 1
BACKWARD SORT OF PERSON 1
BASHFUL BUD 1
BIG BOOB 1
BROW-BEATEN 1
BUNNY-RABBIT 1
CALF 1
CAN’T FACE UP TO THE MUSIC 1
CHICKEN CHOW MEIN 1
CHINTZY 1
CLOSE-MOUTH 1
COMPLETELY OUT OF IT 1
COWARDY CAT 1
CREAM-PUFF 1
CREEP 1
CRYBABY 1
DOCILE 1
DOESN’T HAVE ANY STAMINA 1
DON’T HAVE MUCH GUTS 1
DUDE 1
EASY-GOING KIND OF A GUY 1
EXCUSE-ME-FOR-LIVING 1
FAG 1
FAGGOT 1
FAUNTLEROY 1
FEATHER-LEGGED 1
FEMININE 1
FRAID OF SHADOWS 1
FRAID TO GO OUT 1
FRAID TO GO OUT AFTER DARK 1
FRAID TO RISK HIS OWN JUDGMENT 1
FRAID TO THE DARK 1
FRAIDY 1
FRAIDY BUG 1
FRAIDY CALF 1
GENTLE 1
GO-EASY 1
GOT A STREAK DOWN HIS BACK 1
GOT A STRIPE UP HIS BACK 1
GOT A YELLOW STREAK DOWN HIS BACK 1
GOT NO GUTS AT ALL 1
GUN-SHY 1
HAS A STREAK UP THE BACK 1
HAS A YELLOW STREAK 1
HAS NO GUTS 1
HASN’T GOT ANY GUTS 1
HE-SHE 1
HIP 1
INTROVERT 1
INTROVERTED 1
INWARD 1
JELLY FISH 1
JITTER 1
KIND OF A DOPE 1
LACKING IN SELF-CONFIDENCE 1
LACKS COURAGE 1
LIKE A BIRD 1
LIKE A LITTLE KITTEN 1
LIKE A RABBIT 1
LITTLE BUNNY 1
LITTLE MOUSE 1
LONER 1
LOST CONFINDENCE IN HIMSELF 1
MAMA’S BOY 1
MEEK AND MILD 1
MILD MANNERED 1
MILIQUANT TOAST 1
MILKY-TOAST 1
MILQUETOASTY 1
MODEST 1
MOLLYCODDLE 1
MOTHER’S BOY 1
MOTHER’S CHILD 1
MOUSE-LIKE 1
MOUSY CHARACTER 1
NAMBY-PAMBY 1
NERVOUS SORT OF FELLOW 1
NINNY 1
NO BACKBONE 1
NON-COURAGEOUS 1
ODD 1
OLD MAID 1
OVERCOME WITH FEAR 1
PECULIAR 1
PIP-SQUEAK 1
PLAIN COWARD 1
PRETTY SHY 1
PUNK 1
PUSSY-FOOT 1
QUEER 1
QUITE A COWARD 1
RABBIT BLOOD 1
REAL GREEN 1
REAL SHY 1
REALLY AFRAID 1
REGULAR COWARD 1
RETIRING PERSON 1
RUNS LIKE A YELLOW CUR 1
SAD SACK 1
SCAIRT OF HIS OWN SHADOW 1
SCAIRT TO DEATH 1
SCAIRTY-CAT 1
SCARED OF HE SHADOW 1
SCARED OF HIS OWN SELF 1
SCARED RABBIT 1
SCARED TO DEATH OF PEOPLE 1
SCAREDY WILLIAM 1
SELF-CENTERED 1
SHAME-FACED 1
SHEEP 1
SHEEP-HEARTED 1
SHEEP-LIKE 1
SHIVERS WITHIN HIMSELF 1
SHORT 1
SHRINKING 1
SHRINKING AS A LILY 1
SHRINKING KIND OF FELLOW 1
SHY AS A CHURCH MOUSE 1
SHY TIMOTHY 1
SISSY-LOOKING GUY 1
SKEERY 1
SKITTERY 1
SNEAKY 1
SO SHY 1
SOB-SISTER 1
SOFT 1
SORT OF BACKWARD 1
SORTA TETCHY 1
SPLEENY 1
STREAK OF YELLOW DOWN HIS BACK 1
“SUCH A SCARED, MOUSY-LOOKING THING” 1
TENDER-HEARTED PERSON 1
TIMOROUS 1
VERY FEARFUL 1
VERY MILD 1
WEAK-LIVERED 1
WEAK-MINDED 1
WHITE-LIVERED 1
WILLY 1
YELLOW COWARD 1
YELLOW STREAK UP HIS BACK 1
YELLOW-HEARTED 1

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