AskDefine | Define crybaby

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1 a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy [syn: wimp, chicken]
2 a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining [syn: whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveller, bellyacher, grumbler, squawker]

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  1. A baby that cries excessively.
  2. Someone whose feelings are very easily hurt, also by trivial matters.

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easily hurt

Extensive Definition

A crybaby is a person involved in excessive or over-sensitive crying. The term may also refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Milquetoast, baby, big baby, chicken, doormat, dull tool, gutless wonder, invertebrate, jellyfish, lightweight, meek soul, milksop, mollycoddle, namby-pamby, nebbish, nonentity, pansy, pantywaist, pushover, sad sack, sissy, softling, softy, sop, weak sister, weakling
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