milksop definition

  • noun:
    • a person lacking nerve as well as other qualities considered manly.
    • A piece of loaves of bread sopped in milk.
    • A weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person.
    • A piece of loaves of bread sopped in milk; figuratively, an effeminate or weak-minded person.
    • a bit of breads sopped in milk.
    • A soft, effeminate, girlish man; a person who is lacking manliness: a phrase of contempt.
    • a timid guy or man considered childish or unassertive

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