What does Cowardly mean?

Definitions for Cowardly
ˈkaʊ ərd liCoward·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cowardly, fearful(adj)

    lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

    "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley


  1. cowardly(Adverb)

    In the manner of a coward.

  2. cowardly(Adjective)

    Showing cowardice. Lacking in courage, unacceptably fearful, usually meant with some implication of a lack of consideration for others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cowardly(adj)

    wanting courage; basely or weakly timid or fearful; pusillanimous; spiritless

  2. Cowardly(adj)

    proceeding from fear of danger or other consequences; befitting a coward; dastardly; base; as, cowardly malignity

  3. Cowardly(adverb)

    in the manner of a coward


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cowardly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cowardly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Cowardly in a Sentence

  1. John Webster, The White Devil (1612):

    Cowardly dogs bark loudest.

  2. Anonymous D:

    Obedience is only practiced by the cowardly.

  3. Voltaire:

    Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

  4. Elbert Hubbard:

    A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.

  5. Voltaire:

    One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly.

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