Thesaurus / milksop
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The judgment of his time on him had to be that he was bad, and this in the highest degree: not a milksop, but an arch-scoundrel.

A milksop; and that I must come and rough it among other boys.

Burr JuniorG. Manville Fenn

Now my milksop—best fellow in the world, I give you my word, except that little fellow at home there—well, sir!

The MerryweathersLaura E. Richards

And I'll pound that milksop of yours to a jelly every time I see him.

The Voice of the PackEdison Marshall

If you were not such a milksop, there would be no fear of his being recognized.

But, don't go and make a sneak of yourself by being such a milksop of a coward.

The Border SpyLieut. Col. Hazeltine

You know how cruelly father always used me, calling me a noodle and a milksop, just because he couldn't understand my fine nature.

The Story of an African Farm(AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner

Willie was never called a milksop any more, and Bruno was more loved and prized than ever.

Riley called him “milksop,” and “sap-head”; words which seemed to the dull intellect of King Pewee exceedingly witty.

The Hoosier School-boyEdward Eggleston

Why, whatever authority can we have when the most we can do is to report fellows to that milksop?

The Willoughby CaptainsTalbot Baines Reed

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