lily-livered[ lil-ee-liv-erd ]SEE DEFINITION OF lily-livered
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LILY-LIVERED
It was the tone best understood by hinds of their lily-livered quality.
The lily-livered hero was hanging out his true colours at last.
We are not slaves of greed, money grubbers, soft and lily-livered.
He's one of your feather-brained, lily-livered fellows, is he?
Its well enough for lily-livered, goose-fleshed lawyers to hold their tongues when men and soldiers talk, I retorted.
He was carrying his lily-livered pacifism right to the White House, and I couldn't see it.
There is the type of the "love-lorn maiden," of "the lily-livered" hero, of the faithful friend, of the poltroon.
"It's well enough for lily-livered, goose-fleshed lawyers to hold their tongues when men and soldiers talk," I retorted.
It happened in the last year of Cartouche's supremacy that a lily-livered comrade fell in love with a pretty dressmaker.
Oh, you lily-livered gelatinous-vertibraed apologies for men!
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR LILY-LIVERED
- have cold feet
- having kittens
- hung up
- in a cold sweat
- in a panic
- in a sweat
- pushing the panic button
- running scared
- scared stiff