Cowardly Definition

kouərd-lē
adjective
cowardlier, cowardliest
Of or typical of a coward; shamefully fearful.
Webster's New World
The definition of cowardly is something characterized by a lack of courage.
Attacking a victim who cannot defend himself is an example of cowardly behavior.
If you run and hide at the sound of any danger, this is an example of a cowardly person.
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Other Word Forms of Cowardly

Adjective

Base Form:
cowardly
Comparative:
cowardlier
Superlative:
cowardliest

Origin of Cowardly

  • From coward +‎ -ly.

    From Wiktionary

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