Definition of caitiff in English:
A contemptible or cowardly person: [as modifier]: a caitiff knight
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- Your only comfort lay in the forced reflection, that, real as he looked, the poor caitiff was but imaginary, a bit of painted canvass, whom no delirium tremens, nor so much as a retributive headache, awaited, on the morrow.
- Peter is a caitiff who has risen to great heights politically: however, he is still a caitiff.
- He has for several years been playing snarling caitiffs in the wave of crime plays.
Definition of caitiff in:
- US English dictionary
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