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big girl's blouse

Definition of big girl's blouse in English:

British informal A weak, cowardly, or oversensitive man: no matter how a lad feels, it’s just not the done thing to display his emotions—he might be accused of being a big girl’s blouse
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  • We have been called everything, big girl's blouses even, by a lot of ex-Rangers players who I believe have never had a bad game in their lives.
  • He has let ‘I dare not’ wait upon ‘I would’; he has been a big girl's blouse.
  • ‘It's £995,000 more than £5,000,’ he bleats - the big girl's blouse!
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