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Meaning of "milksop" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MILKSOP

milksop  [ˈmɪlkˌsɒp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MILKSOP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Milksop is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MILKSOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of milksop in the English dictionary

The definition of milksop in the dictionary is a feeble or ineffectual man or youth. Other definition of milksop is a dish of bread soaked in warm milk, given esp to infants and invalids.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MILKSOP


Aesop
ˈiːsɒp
sop
sɒp
soursop
ˈsaʊəˌsɒp
sweetsop
ˈswiːtˌsɒp
winesop
ˈwaɪnˌsɒp
Worksop
ˈwɜːksɒp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MILKSOP

milking stool
milking time
milkless
milklike
milkmaid
milkman
milkmen
milko
milkshake
milkshed
milksopping
milksoppy
milktoast
milkweed
milkwood
milkwort
milky
Milky Way
Milky Way System
milky-white

WORDS THAT END LIKE MILKSOP

crop
desktop
develop
drop
hedge hyssop
hip-hop
hoop
hop
hyssop
laptop
loop
over the top
over-the-top
Photoshop
pop
shop
stop
sysop
top
workshop

Synonyms and antonyms of milksop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MILKSOP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «milksop» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of milksop

Translation of «milksop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MILKSOP

Find out the translation of milksop to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of milksop from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «milksop» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

milksop
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

milksop
570 millions of speakers

English

milksop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

milksop
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المخنث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неженка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

milksop
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুধে ভেজান রুটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chiffe molle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Milksop
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Milchbart
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

milksop
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

겁쟁이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Milksop
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người nhát gan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆண்மையற்றவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मिल्कॉपॉप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lâpacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ragazzo debole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

milksop
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неженка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

papă-lapte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

milksop
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lafbek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

milksop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

milksop
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of milksop

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MILKSOP»

The term «milksop» is normally little used and occupies the 135.269 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MILKSOP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about milksop

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MILKSOP»

Discover the use of milksop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to milksop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The turf register, and sportsman & breeder's stud-book, by ...
MILKSOP* &c. and 5 to 1 against Royal. On the next day, he won 501. for five- year olds, 8st. 7ft). and six, 9st. beating at three four-mile, heats, Duke of Hamilton's Hercules, 6 years old, Mr Wentworth's Fairplay, 6 years old, and three others ...
William Pick, R. Johnson, 1822
2
The Turf Register and Sportsman & Breeder's Stud-book: ...
Champaigne was got by the Duke's Crab, (sire of Milksop) ; his dam (sister to Sejanus) by Rcgulus, out of Gypron, the dam of King Herod, pages 296 and 299, vol. 1. At Chelmsford in June, 1768, Champaigne, (then called Ver. juice) won 50l .
William Pick, R. Johnson, 1805
3
Milksop Alley
This is the story of a young boy who becomes a man. Or does he eventually make the full transformation into a wolf? Terror, sex, and lust drive this suspenseful story of an Urban Killer who is a little bit of both: Man and Beast.
Angus Thorn, 2013
4
Inkdeath
Looking ill at ease, the Milksop raised his brows. He had dusted them with silver, like his wig. “Yes, for a change you won't be hunting unicorns, you'll be hunting children. Or do you want to let the Black Prince get away with hiding those brats ...
Cornelia Funke, 2011
5
Two Comedies by Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia: Oh, ...
MILKSOP. Nothing! For each word I said . . . she said not a word. NOTSHALLOW. So what are you afraid of? That she's simple-minded? MILKSOP. I don't know. I only know she doesn't say a thing. NOTSHALLOW. If she's simple-minded, it's an  ...
Catherine II (Empress of Russia), Lurana Donnels O'Malley, 1998
6
Current Methods in Historical Semantics
If sop n1 was in common currency from the 12th century onwards, as the illustrative quotations suggest, a modified form of the lexeme with a related ''literal '' sense such as milksop would have been easily interpretable even if it were unfamiliar ...
Kathryn Allan, Justyna A. Robinson, 2011
7
The Dramatic Works of Catherine the Great: Theatre and ...
On the other hand, Milksop is here clearly meant to be a normative figure, representing the audience member who also surely would have laughed at such an outlandish tale of a grasshopper and rooster. Catherine thus steers her audience's ...
Lurana Donnels O'Malley, 2006
8
Working for Milksop John
Milksop John is the epitome of evil according to Margot Fitzgerald.
Regan Miller, 2012
9
The Mysterious Plus:
295: “not a drop of the previous milksop's compliant kindness”: A play upon Lady Macbeth 's indictment of Macbeth, “Yet do I fear thy nature; / It is too full 0' the milk of human kindness” (1.5.16-17). The milksop is the paunchy prison guard on ...
William Tarvin, 2013
10
Austin Nights
You can call me milksop. Milksop!s my name. He says, “You!ve never been to a bar here? What do you do for entertainment then?” Bridget shakes her head. She has given him enough time. “I don!t know,” she says curtly. “We stay home a lot.
herocious, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MILKSOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term milksop is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lil Wayne - 'Free Weezy Album'
Trouble is, these are scattered in between boring bits (see 'My Heart Races On', with sung hook from milksop crooner Jake Troth) and the ... «NME.com, Jul 15»
2
Brothel at Capital Fringe
Hal and Val are struggling through Val's age and Hal's milksop personality to keep the titular brothel afloat. They go through a couple of ideas ... «DC Theatre Scene, Jul 15»
3
Pulp: 10 of the best
... he leers, and if he's not yet the witty, winning charmer he'd later become, he's at least a long way evolved from the milksop of before. «The Guardian, Jun 15»
4
Despite winning a majority, Cameron will be remembered for how …
Presumably UKIP would grab the euro-sceptic Tories and eventually form the dominant right-of-centre party; whilst the milksop Tories would ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jun 15»
5
Things we're hoping to see in the new season of Orange Is The New …
Why hasn't she brought Larry up to date on what a worthless milksop he is? My hope for Season Three is that someone, preferably Piper, grabs ... «Daily Life, Jun 15»
6
Potpourri: Holy tastebuds, Batman!
(The Wife recalls that her mom, from Scotland, would sometimes give them the same, with sugar sprinkled on it, which she called milksop). «Alberta Daily Herald Tribune, Jun 15»
7
Meeting The Shark Man
When we arrived, he was in the midst of discussing local politics with a visiting farmer over milksop biscuits and black coffee. However, he ... «Reykjavík Grapevine, May 15»
8
Macbeth review: Fassbender and Cotillard full of sound and fury in …
It is if he is brazening the thing out, challenging the milksop youth to fight him or flee, or possibly already withdrawing into his own psychotic and ... «The Guardian, May 15»
9
Sunburn – The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – May 11
Richard Corcoran, R-Milksop, to honor the oath of office they took after they were elected.” NEW POLL SHOWS TREND IN NH — MARCO ... «SaintPetersBlog, May 15»
10
Ruth: How term limits degraded Florida House
Richard Corcoran, R-Milksop, to honor the oath of office they took after they were elected. At issue is a dispute with the Florida Senate to accept ... «Tampabay.com, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Milksop [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/milksop>. Oct 2020 ».
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