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addaword.gifdefinition of milquetoast

noun
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 15:29:00
Definition of milquetoast from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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