milquetoast - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a man who is timid and unassertive

    The lack of masculine courage and willpower is quickly turning America's men into milquetoasts. Where are the Patrick Henrys, the George Pattons, the Teddy Roosevelts, the Andy Jacksons, or the Harry Trumans today?

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/04/2012