The definition of a wimp is a coward or a weak person.(noun)
A person who never takes risks or stands up for himself is an example of a wimp.
To wimp is to fail to do something out of fear or because you are cowardly.(verb)
When you are going to run in a race and you decide not to because of fear, this is an example of a time when you wimp out on the race.
See wimp in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ?
Origin: w(eakly) i(nteracting) m(assive) p(article)
See wimp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Perhaps from whimper.
Origin: w(eakly) i(nteracting) m(assive) p(article).
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