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Definition of the noun Milquetoast

What does Milquetoast mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • milquetoast: milquetoasts
  • Milquetoast: Milquetoasts

  1. a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive

Alternative definition of the noun Milquetoast


  1. [pejorative] A person of meek or timid disposition.

Definition of the adjective Milquetoast

What does Milquetoast mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Meek, timid.


  1. "Milquetoast" is the first single by the American alternative metal band Helmet from their 1994 album, Betty. It is the album's fourth track and only charting single, reaching #39 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
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"Milquetoast" is a 2013 animation/short/comedy film directed and written by Brian Zahm.


Milquetoast: A milquetoast is a weak, ineffectual or bland person. The word is derived from the character Caspar Milquetoast from the 1924 comic strip The Timid Soul.

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Google previewExamination Anthology (2010)

by James P. Wagner

Testika Filch Milquetoast is a 42 year-old biochemically Intersexed Drag Queen and a panelist on sex and gender issues for several colleges and universities in the New York area. Born without a pituitary gland, lacking ...

Google previewJesus and His Friends (2014)

A Devotional Bible Study by Robert Hale

Comments: Caspar Milquetoast is a comicstrip character with a timid & weak personality (Webster's II New College Dictionary). Uriah Heep ...

Google previewRobert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English (2011)

A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske

A milquetoast is a meek, submissive person (usually a man). The word was the creation of Harold Tucker Webster (1885–1952), an American cartoonist whose character Caspar Milquetoast was as bland as milk toast, buttered toast served in ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

milquetoast, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions (1999)

by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber

They give a milquetoast answer." And by Scott Ostler, in the San Francisco Chronicle, April 18, 1995, on quarterback great Joe Montana: Montana off the field, especially in the early years, didn't seem driven, angry, fiery, tough, flamboyant.

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2011)

by Bill Bryson

Milquetoast. Mindanao. Island in the Philippines. Mindszenty, József, Cardinal. (1892–1975) Roman Catholic primate of ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

milquetoast (MILK-tōst) n. Derived from the name of a comic ...

Google previewBibliophile's Dictionary (2005)

by Miles Westley

milquetoast (MILK TOST) - n. an unassertive, timid or meek ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema (2007)

by Lisa Odham Stokes

The films appealed to women, often presented fantasies of modernity, and women were the stars, with male characters appearing as love interests and weak, milquetoast men. ' The so-called woman's film, depicting both failed romances and ...

Google previewDictionary of Yiddish Slang and Idioms (1983)

by Fred Kogos

with fringes, worn by orthodox Jews Leiden To suffer Lemeshkeh Caspar Milquetoast bungler Leveiyeh Funeral Lig in drerd! Get lost!

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

furthermost gatepost ghost goalpost grossed guidepost headmost hindmost hithermost host inmost innermost lamppost lowermost middlemost midmost milepost milquetoast misdiagnosed most nethermost northernmost outboast outermost.

Google previewDictionary of the British English Spelling System (2015)

by Greg Brooks

4/24/38 occurs word—initially only in queue and medially only in milquetoast ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Sociology (2009)

by John Scott, Gordon Marshall

Some heterosexual men and boys too are expelled from the circle of legitimacy, in a process marked by a rich Vocabulary of abuse: wimp, nerd, pantywaist, dweeb, geek, Milquetoast, and so on. The number of men rigorously practising the ...

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Scrabble value of M3I1L1Q10U1E1T1O1A1S1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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