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paper tiger

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  • nounpowerless person or group
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Synonyms for paper tiger

noun powerless person or group
  • empty suit
  • hollow man
  • man of straw
  • petty tyrant
  • straw man
  • tin god

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cowardly

adjective. fearful
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