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crybaby Line breaks: cry|baby
Pronunciation: /ˈkrʌɪbeɪbi/

Definition of crybaby in English:

noun (plural crybabies)

A person, especially a child, who sheds tears frequently or readily.
Example sentences
  • She just didn't want to put up with the little brat even if it meant making herself out to be a coward or a crybaby, whichever way they took it.
  • Time and increasing exposure has shown him to be a loudmouth crybaby, gutless hypocrite, economic buffoon, geopolitical imbecile, and possessed of the emotional fortitude of a ten-year-old.
  • I really have to stop being such a crybaby at gigs.

Words that rhyme with crybaby

Naseby • bushbaby

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