AskDefine | Define milksop

Dictionary Definition

milksop n : a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive [syn: sissy, pantywaist, pansy, Milquetoast]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A weak or ineffectual person.
  2. A piece of bread sopped in milk.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Lord Fauntleroy, Milquetoast, Percy, ass, baby, big baby, born fool, buffoon, caitiff, chicken, chicken liver, clown, coward, cream puff, crybaby, dastard, doodle, doormat, dull tool, effeminate, egregious ass, figure of fun, fool, fraid-cat, fraidy-cat, funk, funker, goody-goody, gutless wonder, ignoramus, invertebrate, jackass, jellyfish, lightweight, lily, lily liver, lunatic, meek soul, mollycoddle, mooncalf, mouse, namby-pamby, nance, nancy, nebbish, nonentity, old woman, pansy, pantywaist, perfect fool, poltroon, pushover, sad sack, scaredy-cat, schmuck, sissy, softhead, softling, softy, sop, stupid ass, tomfool, weak sister, weakling, white feather, white liver, zany
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