The definition of a sissy is a timid person or an an insulting term for an effeminate boy or man.noun
A man who is scared of everything and whose friends all make fun of him for being so timid is an example of someone who is a sissy.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
noun pl. sissies
- an effeminate boy or man
- a timid person or coward
- Slang a homosexual: term of mild contempt
Origin: dim. of sis
- sissyish adjective
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noun pl. sis·sies
- A boy or man regarded as effeminate.
- A person regarded as timid or cowardly.
- Informal Sister.
Origin: Diminutive of sis.
- sisˈsi·ness, sisˈsy·ness noun
- sisˈsy adjective
- sisˈsy·ish adjective