Definition of coward in English:
A person who is contemptibly lacking in the courage to do or endure dangerous or unpleasant things: they had run away—the cowards!
More example sentences
- ‘Our power is wielded by weaklings and cowards, and our honour is false in all its points’.
- By demonstrating their courage, they have shown you for the cowards you are.
- Due to my not being enraged or scared of these cowards, there was no fear, and I believe they sensed that.
British informal big girl's blouse
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1 literary Excessively afraid of danger or pain.
- Aidan had lost count how many times he'd cried himself to sleep in order to escape the pain that he was too coward to relieve himself of.
- We were always discussing that he is a coward man, that he will not fight for his life, that he will not fight for what he believes in.
- She squared her jaw and turned, feeling foolishly coward.