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scaredy-cat

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɛːdɪkat
 
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Definition of scaredy-cat in English:

noun

informal
A timid person: we contemptuously called them scaredy-cats
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  • In the grubby gaze and glare of publicity, the ACT members run like scaredy-cats - like the scared hares that they are.
  • This is the sound that once had scaredy-cats such as me running for cover the length and breadth of the nation.
  • Despite what scaredy-cats decry as a wacko platform, he hasn't managed his campaign with incompetence.

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