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CRYBABY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crybaby mean? 

CRYBABY (noun)
  The noun CRYBABY has 2 senses:

1. a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
2. a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

  Familiarity information: CRYBABY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CRYBABY (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

crybaby; wimp; chicken

Hypernyms ("crybaby" is a kind of...):

doormat; weakling; wuss (a person who is physically weak and ineffectual)


Sense 2crybaby [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

bellyacher; whiner; squawker; sniveller; moaner; grumbler; complainer; crybaby

Hypernyms ("crybaby" is a kind of...):

disagreeable person; unpleasant person (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crybaby"):

kvetch ((Yiddish) a constant complainer)


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