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Synonyms for weakling

Synonyms for weakling

a person who behaves in a childish, weak, or spoiled way

Synonyms for weakling

a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

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His newspaper advertisements included a strip cartoon of the weakling on the beach having sand kicked in his face by a well-built bully.
This is no time for weaklings like those who parrot the Roman Catholic Church's line against the death penalty.
Among his topics are sunshine and weaklings, the barrel of Harry's gun, souls of mischief, state of shame, Bart Simpson and the angle of Ju[sz]rez, the grieving mongoose, the drug addicts' uprising, snowfall and strengthening, the man in the well, and high noon.
Those who had considered the southern region as divided into three weaklings missed something very important.
We need strong leadership from our politicians, but I'm afraid they are all a bunch of wet, watery weaklings without a clue about what the British people want.
Hilbert told Bloomberg that the attempt was 'like four nine-pound weaklings running into a Sumo wrestler.
She came round to the team hotel and did her thing, but unfortunately it didn't work," said Jones, who was a helpless spectator at Sophia Gardens as the Aussies butchered England's Ashes weaklings.
We speak of the Vermont Senate, which earlier this month actually took up a resolution that, in the words of one supporter, calls out its New Hampshire counterpart as "a bunch of weaklings.
Anne Robinson oversees the back-stabbing general knowledge quiz, as contestants try to weed out the weaklings and walk off with a cash prize.
NIGERIA boss Ladan Bosso branded Scotland as World Cup weaklings after their defeat from Japan.
s behavior is meant to weed out weaklings and toughen the men for war, but viewed in a civilized perspective, the man would likely be up on charges or committed.
Among other comments, the teachers told their classes that the tests "were something they had to do," "were a waste of time," "would be done one-at-a-time so no one would cheat," and that "everyone will watch everyone else so we find out who the weaklings are.
East in the long Pessoprimist line--a family of talented divorcees, informers, collaborators, cowards, weaklings, losers and impoverished liars, given to walking with their eyes glued to the ground in search of lost change.
The integrity is lost; thus, ethical weaklings think they can make up the rules as they go and will do anything to "beat the Street.