How to Pronounce wimpy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "wimpy" is [wˈɪmpi], [wˈɪmpi], [w_ˈɪ_m_p_i].

"Wimpy" in context

Wimpy is a term used to refer to someone who is shy, passive, spineless and lacking courage. They can lack the confidence to stand up for themselves and will often back down from any kind of confrontation. Wimps are often characterised as having a lack of strength or making cowardly decisions in difficult situations. They will also often only do something if it is safe and there is a low risk of failure or humiliation. Someone who is wimpy will usually be seen as being weak, lacking in ambition and unable to assert themselves.

In the workplace, a wimpy individual will not be seen in a good light.


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