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Definition of the noun milksop
What does milksop mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: milksops
- a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
Alternative definition of the noun milksop
- [pejorative] A weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person.
- A piece of bread sopped in milk.
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by Kathryn Allan, Justyna A. Robinson
Milksop is a native English word that is formed from milk þ sop, and the literal sense appears to be a transparent compound where the first base modifies the second: a milksop is a sop soaked in milk. This literal sense of the compound is not ...
Real Salvation (2015)
by R.A. Torrey
Nobody but a milksop is a total abstainer. If you want to amount to anything in Birmingham, you must take an occasional glass of beer. Of course, we don't want you to go to excess. We don't believe in intemperance, but one glass of beer won' t ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
glands in female mammals—mammary glands Milk protein—casein Milk pudding—tapioca Milk sugar—lactose Milk that has clotted on souring—clabber Milkcoloured gemstone—opal Milksop—sissy Milksop—wimp Milky coffee—latte Milky ...
Dictionary of Word Origins (1995)
A History of the Words, Expressions, and Clichés We Use by Jordan Almond
Milksop: A "milksop" is literally a piece of bread sopped in milk; it's formless, without any strength or solidity. 16. Backwater Village: As the age of commerce developed, those communities which were located on the coast and the main ...
by Bartłomiej Beniowski
milkn MILKER milker MILKINEss milkines MILKLIVERED milkli'verd MILKMAID milkmad MILKsoP milksop MILKTooth milktunh MILKY milku MILKY-wAY milku- way MILL mil MILLDAM mildAm MILLENARIAN miluna'rian MILLENARY milen.
by Thomas SHERIDAN (M.A., Teacher of Elocution.)
MILKSOP,. mllk'-sbp. s. Asost,. effeminate,. feeble-minded man. MlLKTOOleI, milk -hith- s. Milkteeth are those smal'l'teeth which come forth be _ tore when a soal is about three mouths old. MILKTHISTLE, milk-thisl. s. An herb. RZLKTREFOLL ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
maeg'nigo milksop BR 'milksop, -s AM 'milk,sap, ...
by Leslie Dunkling
Milksop Recorded since the thirteenth century as a term of abuse for a man lacking courage, and still to be heard in school playgrounds, according to the Opies in The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren. The original reference was probably ...
for the use of schools, foreigners, etc. on the plan of Sheridan by Stephen Jones, Thomas Sheridan
Milksop, milksop, s. A scft, effeminate man. Milkwhite, mllk-hwïte, a. \ White as milk. Milky-way, mtlk-y-wâí The galaxy; a stream of light In the A tooth of a wheel. Milldam, mil-dam, s. The mound by which thé water is kept up to raise it for the mill.
Reverse English Dictionary (1999)
Based on Phonological and Morphological Principles by Gustav Muthmann
v eavesdrop n snowdrop v,n prop n pit-prop ii turboprop v,n strop v,n sop n milksop v,n top n mountain top n humming-top n whipping-top adj,adv tip-top adv atop n hardtop n foretop ii housetop v overtop n flattop v,n stop n whistle-stop n ...
by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees
milk milkmaid, -s 'milkmeid, -z milk|man, -men 'milk|man, -man milksop, - s 'milksop, -s [[-men] milk|tooth, -teeth 'milk|tu:G, -ti:G milk-white 'milkwait [-khw-] ...
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Scrabble value of M3I1L1K5S1O1P3
The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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