Definition of cowardly in English:

cowardly

Syllabification: cow·ard·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈkou-ərdlē
 
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adjective

adverb

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  • In a way that shows a lack of courage.

Derivatives

cowardliness

noun
More example sentences
  • You could not be blamed for the craven cowardliness of your opponent, could you?
  • They have decided to risk losing through cowardliness, rather than to risk winning through valor.
  • The shameful cowardliness of the man's commentating is simply unacceptable.

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