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POLTROON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does poltroon mean? 

POLTROON (noun)
  The noun POLTROON has 1 sense:

1. an abject coward

  Familiarity information: POLTROON used as a noun is very rare.


POLTROON (adjective)
  The adjective POLTROON has 1 sense:

1. characterized by complete cowardliness

  Familiarity information: POLTROON used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POLTROON (noun)


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Meaning:

An abject coward

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

craven; poltroon; recreant

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

coward (a person who shows fear or timidity)


POLTROON (adjective)


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Meaning:

Characterized by complete cowardliness

Similar:

cowardly; fearful (lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted)


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