What does WIMP mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wimp, chicken, crybaby(noun)

    a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

  2. weakly interacting massive particle, WIMP(noun)

    a hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation; postulated as a constituent of the dark matter of the universe


  1. wimp(Noun)

    someone who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy

  2. wimp(Verb)

    To behave submissively, inde.

  3. wimp(Verb)

    To render wimpy.

  4. Origin: Contraction of "whimper", a sound a wimp might make. The term is rumored to have come from "Wimps", a group of French Roma who were kicked out of France, then moved to England and were kicked out again, then moved to the United States. The term was understood in the United States by the 1930s, as it was incorporated into the names of two famous media characters known for living up to that name: The devious but cowardly Popeye supporting character called "J. Wellington Wimpy", and the soft-spoken character "Wallace Wimple" from the radio show Fibber McGee and Molly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WIMP in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WIMP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jonar Nader:

    The concept of internal customers suits the wimpy organization headed by a wimp who tries to appease everyone and satisfy no-one.

  2. Doug Gross:

    It's the only Republican debate in our state and he's not even going to show up because he's afraid of a woman reporter? What kind of a wimp is this, not showing up is not being bold.

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