weak-kneed[ week-need ]SEE DEFINITION OF weak-kneed
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEAK-KNEED
The sheep were to be washed and sheared, too, and the awkward, weak-kneed calves to be fed.
Mrs. Calvert's good nature was not the good nature of the faint-hearted or weak-kneed.
It was Drury Boldin, weak-kneed and putty-faced, who went hunting now.
Up until she'd slapped me, I'd been weak-kneed and dry-mouthed with what I had to do.
If he is weak-kneed in a crisis, his followers will be weak-kneed.
The weak-kneed wastrel, receiving to his astonishment a shilling, departed.
The weak-kneed wastrel let fall the box with a thud upon the floor.
One glance at her, and both Hurstwood and Drouet saw plainly that she also was weak-kneed.
Tom, you know how to brace a weak-kneed fellow up all right.
Strike for the enforcement of the weak-kneed mining law, and for a better one!
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WEAK-KNEED
- off balance
- out of control
- weak in the knees