namby-pamby


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Synonyms for namby-pamby

Synonyms for namby-pamby

lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality

Synonyms for namby-pamby

an insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental

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weak in willpower, courage or vitality

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And there are no namby-pamby bite-sized canapes on his menu, even his starters are huge - the crispy potato skins loaded with cheese and bacon are so big they might not fit into your hand.
Jones'll do well excusing that type of namby-pamby behaviour next time he's down his local in Neath.
These speedo-fools will not be put off their criminal behaviour by namby-pamby penalties.
And now all this namby-pamby talk of enhanced medical prison care for those over 60 with life sentences.
99 Motorcycle fans would probably refer to MotoGP as 'real racing', compared with that namby-pamby fourwheeled nonsense.
If we went all namby-pamby on drugs would it bring the trade from the putrid bowels of the underworld or would it simply create a society of addicts?
I am sick of all this namby-pamby cow-towing to every other race, religion, culture etc.
Not a soft namby-pamby kind of love that so many so-called role models are in and out all the time, but a real love that will keep going when the going is tough, and it works, like Nelson Mandela and Bishop Tutu have proved.
Is our namby-pamby council using political correctness to sit on the fence because businesses who are out to make a profit do not seem to be so PC?
The cynics always knew you wouldn't let them down by adopting any namby-pamby, civilised European habits such as sipping wine at mealtimes when you could be necking gallons of strong cider.
It was all cutesy stuff, namby-pamby images for a highly charged film.
Hightower advises us to stop "quibbling over which of the namby-pamby corporate suck-ups running for President will do the most for `the cause.
The real mystery is why women choose to marry such namby-pamby types in the first place.
The namby-pamby do-gooders have had it their way for far too long and it is clearly not working.