Definition of Sissy

1. Noun. A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive.

Exact synonyms: Milksop, Milquetoast, Pansy, Pantywaist
Generic synonyms: Coward



2. Adjective. Having unsuitable feminine qualities.

Definition of Sissy

1. Proper noun. (diminutive=Cecilia female given name). ¹

2. Noun. (pejorative colloquial) An effeminate boy or man. ¹

3. Noun. (pejorative colloquial) A timid, unassertive or cowardly person. ¹

4. Noun. (BDSM) A male crossdresser who adopts feminine behaviours. ¹

5. Noun. (colloquial) Sister. ¹

6. Noun. (childish colloquial) Urination. ¹

7. Adjective. (pejorative) Effeminate. ¹

8. Adjective. (pejorative) Cowardly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sissy

1. sissyish [adj SISSIER, SISSIEST] / an effeminate man or boy [n -SIES] - See also: sissyish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sissy

siss
sisses
sissier
sissies
sissiest
sissification
sissified
sissifies
sissify
sissifying
sissiness
sissinesses
sissoo
sissoos
sissu
sissy (current term)
sissyish
sissyness
sissynesses
sissyphobia
sist
sisted
sister
sister-in-law
sister-in-laws
sister-wife
sister-wives
sister chromatid
sister chromatid cohesion
sister chromatid exchange

Literary usage of Sissy

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1883)
"asked sissy, pointing to Ben's apparatus, tucked down beside his seat. ... exclaimed sissy, none the wiser. Ben gazed out of the window with a proud air, ..."

2. Mrs. Stephens' New Monthly by Ann Sophia Stephens (1856)
"Aurora had a brother in the corps above the cadets, called sissy, ... Look here, sissy—I shall hold you personally responsible for this slander. ..."

3. Eugene Field in His Home by Ida Comstock Below, W. O. Comstock (1898)
"LUCY ALEXANDER KNOT^C "sissy KNOT r •• Heroine of " THE BA..LAD JF ThK Vv ALI'HI .n ** Oh ! never fiercer battle ri^ed Upon iht Waller l,i, And never blood ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"sissy, to bo sure, is quite a baby," continued Rosie, with lofty kindness, " but I don't think when she grows up she will be more thoughtful than Minnie— ..."

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