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1. coward

noun. ['ˈkaʊɝd'] a person who shows fear or timidity.

Synonyms

  • vacillator
  • someone
  • soul
  • somebody
  • trembler
  • cur
  • craven
  • poltroon
  • hesitater
  • milksop
  • hesitator
  • individual
  • pantywaist
  • mortal
  • recreant
  • person
  • waverer
  • quaker
  • dastard
  • shrinking violet
  • Milquetoast
  • shy person
  • pansy

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • coart (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Coward

  • underpowered
  • overpowered
  • empowered
  • devoured
  • scoured
  • glowered
  • flowered
  • broward
  • towered
  • soured
  • showered
  • powered
  • howard

How do you pronounce coward?

Pronounce coward as kaʊərd.

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How to spell coward? Is it cowerd? Or keword? Common misspellings are:

  • cowerd
  • keword

Sentences with coward


1. Noun, singular or mass
I'm so much of a coward, she wouldn't even think of looking at me.

Quotes about coward


1. He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
- Albert Camus

2. Yet each man kills the thing he lovesBy each let this be heardSome do it with a bitter lookSome with a flattering wordThe coward does it with a kissThe brave man with a sword
- Oscar Wilde, The Ballad Of Reading Gaol

3. You are willing to die, you coward, but not to live.
- Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf

2. Coward

noun. English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973).

Synonyms

  • Noel Coward
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