coward coward  /ˈkaʊ ərd/


  1. (n) a person who shows fear or timidity
  2. (n) English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)

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  1. Ted Kennedy was a life long coward.
  2. Dan's cattle herd is also dwindling, one of his kids is sick and the other thinks he's a coward.


  1. Late Night Host Trashes ‘Racist, Child-Killing Coward’ Zimmerman, With Help From Chris Rock

    W. Kamau Bell , who hosts the weekly late night show show Totally Biased on FX, shared his thoughts on the first few days of the George Zimmerman murder trial last night and refused with withhold judgement. While potential jurors in the case will need to hear arguments from both sides, Bell took the facts as he sees them and denounced the defendant as a "racist, child-killing coward."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mediaite

  2. Present Laughter concludes the season at Two River Theater Company

    Noel Coward's play has been extended through June 30
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

  3. Cleburne’s Coward to play in Oil Bowl Classic on Saturday

    Cleburne’s Quade Coward will wrap up his high school career by participating in one of the most famous high school all-star football games in the country — the Oil Bowl Classic.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Cleburne Times-Review


  1. "Whoever the coward was that committed this disgraceful act on our city will be found and prosecuted to the full extent of the law," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: 940 News

  2. "It looks like Eric Holder said that white people in America are cowards when it comes to race," said King. "And I don't know what the basis of that is, but I'm not a coward when it comes to that and I'm happy to talk about these things and I...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Steve King Source: Denver Post

  3. "If you have something to say to me, say it to my face - that's what I have believed my whole life - don't be a coward and say it to others first, let alone all the media in the world," Lindsay writes.
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Arizona Republic

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