Pantywaist

Adjective

  • (informal, dated, especially of a male person) Weak, timid, effeminate, ineffectual.

    "His rough, burly father was mortified by the lad's pantywaist behavior."

Noun

  • (pejorative, dated) An ineffectual, weak, or timid person, especially a boy or young man; a sissy.
  • (informal, dated) A children's undergarment composed, in part, of panties attached to a waistband.

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