How to Pronounce wuss?

Correct pronunciation for the word "wuss" is [wˈʊs], [wˈʊs], [w_ˈʊ_s].

"Wuss" in context

Wuss is an informal pejorative term to describe someone who is perceived as cowardly and weak. It is often used to refer to someone who backs down from a challenge or afraid to confront difficult situations. Wusses are also seen as being overly sensitive, easily frightened, and someone who lacks confidence.

The origin of the word wuss dates back to the 1700s and is derived from an old English word, wussy, meaning cowardly or weak. It may have also come from the English word "wisk," meaning to hurry away.


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