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namby pamby

noun as in pantywaist


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Boring teams, lousy quarterbacks, and namby-pamby rules are making the National Football League unwatchable.

Why did you make us walk in front, namby-pamby so, Papa dear?

Was this the cousin whom she had considered a sort of namby-pamby, goody-goody girl who would be easily controlled?

Neither Boers or natives understand our namby-pamby way of playing at government; they put it down to fear.

Get out o my way, the pair o you, and let me blow out o this namby-pamby, Sunday-school dump!

Its composition is in the namby-pamby taste of Pleyels time, and will never suit the taste of the present day.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to namby-pamby, such as: baby, chicken, coward, jellyfish, milksop, and pantywaist.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.