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  • as inmilksop
  • as innamby-pamby
  • as inpantywaist

synonyms for cry-baby

  • baby
  • chicken
  • jellyfish
  • namby-pamby
  • pansy
  • pantywaist
  • quitter
  • sissy
  • weakling
  • wimp
  • wuss
  • chickenheart
  • deserter
  • fraidy-cat
  • lily liver
  • mama's boy
  • scaredy-cat
  • wussy
  • yellowbelly
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How to use cry-baby in a sentence

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She had carried the baby over to Juana's and left her there, that she might be free to serve the Father's supper.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
It is a fearsome thing for a man to be left alone in the dead of night with a young baby.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The man with the automobile, the corn-cure, and the baby grew to be legendary in the villages of Provence.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
They used to declare that every unbaptised baby would go to Hell and burn for ever in fire and brimstone.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRY-BABY

  • baby
  • chicken
  • chickenheart
  • cry-baby
  • deserter
  • fraidy-cat
  • jellyfish
  • lily liver
  • mama's boy
  • namby-pamby
  • pansy
  • pantywaist
  • quitter
  • scaredy-cat
  • sissy
  • weakling
  • wimp
  • wuss
  • wussy
  • yellowbelly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.