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wimp

  • n  a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
  • n  a hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation; postulated as a constituent of the dark matter of the universe

  • A column by Snow last September, at the height of the Hurricane Katrina fallout, said: "Begin with the wimp factor.
  • Thomas Hulce (the class "wimp"), Stephen Furst (the class "blimp"), James Daughton (a BMOC of ambiguous sexuality) and Karen Allen (as the sexiest of the animals' girls) are .
  • Now the sensitive male is a wimp and an object of derision to boot.
News & Articles

  • David Climer: UT's bad APR shows deeper troubles
    When Wimp Sanderson was coaching Alabama’s basketball team in the ’80s, he once was asked how many of his players graduated.
    June 14, 2013 - Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Legislators look out for themselves
    Here our leaders were with opportunity knocking and they end up lining their own pockets with more cash and wimp out on a slim chance to move Wisconsin into a leading technology position.
    June 13, 2013 - OnMilwaukee.com
  • Legislators look out for themselves
    Here our leaders were with opportunity knocking and they end up lining their own pockets with more cash and wimp out on a slim chance to move Wisconsin into a leading technology position.
    June 13, 2013 - OnMilwaukee.com
Quotes

  • Charlie Weis in ESPN
    I called him a wimp and he said, 'OK, I want to wear them,Weis said.
  • Sarah Hanson-Young in Sydney Morning Herald
    We don't want to see Kevin Rudd wimp out and not follow through,Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young told reporters in Adelaide.
  • Lenny Dykstra in SI.com
    Dykstra describes his column at the front of each issue as "everything that the players want to say or ask but they're afraid to, because people think they're like a wimp."

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