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Endurance, after all, is the only reason we even exist. We think of ourselves as nature's deadliest animals, but the truth is, a naked human is the biggest wimp in the wild. We have no fangs, no claws, no strength, and no speed.
Christopher McDougall

Meaning of "wimp" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WIMP

Of unknown origin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WIMP

wimp  [wɪmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WIMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wimp 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 WIMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wimp

Wimp may refer to: ▪ A cowardly or unadventurous individual ▪ Winfrey Sanderson known as "Wimp", retired basketball coach ▪ Katherine McDonald Wimp, better known as Kay Davis, jazz singer ▪ Mary Baumgartner, also known as "Wimp", former female catcher ▪ Wimp.com, an all-ages video website that presents what it describes as the "best videos on the Web" WIMP, as an acronym, may refer to: ▪ Weakly interacting massive particle, a hypothetical particle of matter ▪ WIMP, the "window, icon, menu, pointer" paradigm ▪ WIMP, referring to web stack of Windows, IIS, MySQL, and PHP/Perl/Python ▪ WiMP, an acronym for "WIreless Music Player" ▪ WIMP Argon Programme, an experiment at Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Italy, for the research of cold dark matter...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WIMP


blimp
blɪmp
chimp
tʃɪmp
comsymp
ˈkɒmˌsɪmp
crimp
krɪmp
dimp
dɪmp
flimp
flɪmp
gimp
ɡɪmp
guimpe
ɡɪmp
imp
ɪmp
jimp
dʒɪmp
limp
lɪmp
pimp
pɪmp
primp
prɪmp
scrimp
skrɪmp
shrimp
ʃrɪmp
simp
sɪmp
skimp
skɪmp
skrimp
skrɪmp
tymp
tɪmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WIMP

wiltja
Wilton
Wilton House
Wilts
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Horn
wily
wimble
Wimbledon
wimmin
wimp out
wimpiness
wimpish
wimpishly
wimpishness
wimple
wimpy
Wimshurst machine
win
win one´s spurs

WORDS THAT END LIKE WIMP

amp
bump
camp
champ
Colonel Blimp
comp
dump
fairy shrimp
freshwater shrimp
jump
lamp
mantis shrimp
mp
on the jump
opossum shrimp
preamp
pump
sand shrimp
stamp
temp

Synonyms and antonyms of wimp in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WIMP»

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

Translation of «wimp» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WIMP

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

Translator English - Chinese

懦弱的人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parado
570 millions of speakers

English

wimp
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डरपोक समझा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اهن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

слабак
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

banana
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আবাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mauviette
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wimp
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Waschlappen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

弱虫
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

겁쟁이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wimp
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhút nhát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலவீனமானவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिचुंद्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pısırık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cacasotto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mięczakiem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

слабак
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pămpălău
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λαπάς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wimp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mes
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

WiMP
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wimp

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WIMP»

The term «wimp» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.636 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wimp

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4 QUOTES WITH «WIMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wimp.
1
Christopher McDougall
Endurance, after all, is the only reason we even exist. We think of ourselves as nature's deadliest animals, but the truth is, a naked human is the biggest wimp in the wild. We have no fangs, no claws, no strength, and no speed.
2
Nathan Myhrvold
Risk is the sort of word that is easy to discuss upfront but tough to handle when it comes time to pay the piper. There will always be some who wimp out and second-guess when the pain hits, but that is a childish reaction.
3
Marvin Olasky
And yet, those who speak loudly and call anyone who disagrees with them a wimp often do a disservice to the cause they are promoting.
4
Keri Russell
Personally, I'm a real wimp with scary movies. I get so scared.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WIMP»

Discover the use of wimp in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wimp and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Wimp Factor: Gender Gaps, Holy Wars, and the Politics of ...
In this eye-opening book on how male anxiety has come to shape political thinking and behavior, Dr. Stephen Ducat argues that there is a direct association between the magnitude of a man’s femiphobia and his tendency to embrace right-wing ...
Stephen Ducat, 2005
2
The Wimp
Arnold the pig and his sister Rose give two bullying classmates a taste of their own medicine when Arnold decides he doesn't have to be a wimp anymore.
‎2000
3
What a Wimp!
Although his teacher, mother, and older brother are sympathetic, Barney knows he'll have to find his own way to deal with the bully, Lennie.
Carol Carrick, 1988
4
Swell-Wimp: Sexual Exercise as a Means of Reducing and ...
Swell-Wimp is a humorous parody of exercise, diet and self-help books. With Swell-Wimp you maximize energy expenditure during sexual activity. How?
Perry Bathous, Clarissa Flanders, 2000
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Willy the Wimp
Willy is kind and gentle, and bullied by the suburban gorilla gang who call him "Willy the Wimp".
Anthony Browne, 2008
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Wimpy Is the New Cool: This Is a Life of a Wimp Who Thinks ...
Will Martin just started a group called Wimpy Club as he thinks wimpy is the new cool. It's about new life, new friends, lots of adventures, and lots of stuff that you haven't expected.
Zainab Abdullahi, 2012
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Stop Being a Christian Wimp!
Well this book is for you! Here are concrete, day-by-day, step-by-step, show-me-how-to-do-it fighting tools to help you become the victorious child of God that you know God is able to make you.
M. a. Winsome Earle Sears, Winsome Earle Sears, 2009
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Miracle Wimp
Miracle. Wimp. In some ways, I guess I'm lucky. I'm not fat, so I miss out on all those good nicknames like “Moby,” “Globe,” and “Lardass.” I don't have a lot of pimples, so I miss out on “Pizza Face” and “Goalie for the Dart Team.” I'm average ...
Erik P Kraft, 2009
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Confessions of a Prayer Wimp: My Fumbling, Faltering Foibles ...
Potato Head? this book will have you chuckling over her thoughts about life and faith---coming to faith, needing faith, growing in faith, and faltering in faith.
Mary Pierce, 2010
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The Search for WIMP Dark Matter Continuum Gamma-ray Emission ...
This thesis focuses on the search for unknown dark matter (DM) satellites in the Milky Way using the Fermi Large Area Space Telescope (LAT).
Wang Ping, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WIMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wimp is used in the context of the following news items.
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How to Test if Your Dog Will Wimp Out During a Burglary
Two that INSIDE EDITION found, Sam and Mojo, sure do look intimidating, maybe even ferocious, but what will they do if a burglar broke in? Will they go on the ... «Inside Edition, May 15»
2
Mary Lou McDonald calls Tánaiste 'wimp' in water debate
Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald described Tánaiste Joan Burton as a “wimp'' after claiming she failed to say if she supported the deduction of ... «Irish Times, Mar 15»
3
Jay Z's TIDAL Integrates With WiMP Streaming Service
You just can't stop this guy. In yet another huge business move, Jay Z's streaming service TIDAL has fully integrated with WiMP, a Norwegian music platform. «The BoomBox, Mar 15»
4
Wimp and Tidal services merge
The Norwegian streaming service was launched in 2011 and is available in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Poland. Tidal was created specifically for ... «musicweek.com, Mar 15»
5
Jay-Z buys Nordic Spotify rival Wimp
Hip hop artist Shawn Carter - better known as Jay-Z - has bought Scandinavian music steaming service Wimp and its parent company Aspiro, despite earlier ... «The Local.no, Mar 15»
6
Jay Z's Bid To Buy Aspiro's WiMP & Tidal Music Services Is Not …
image from www.hypebot.com [UPDATED] Jay Z's bid to buy a pair of Scandinavian based streaming music services for $56 million has hit a snag as 10% of ... «hypebot.com, Mar 15»
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Minority shareholders in WiMP/Tidal question valuation in Jay-Z's …
Minority shareholders in WiMP and Tidal owner Aspiro have questioned the value put on the business by the Jay-Z-owned vehicle that is trying to buy it. «Complete Music Update, Feb 15»
8
WiMP and Tidal subscriber figures published as part of takeover
The planned purchase of Scandinavian streaming music company Aspiro – which operates the WiMP and Tidal services – has led to a stats fest because ... «Complete Music Update, Feb 15»
9
US rap star Jay Z to acquire music service Wimp for $56 million
US rap star Jay Z will make a $56-million foray into the music streaming business by taking over the Norwegian service Wimp, its shareholders confirmed Friday. «Tech2, Feb 15»
10
Jay-Z Gets Into Music Streaming With $56M Bid For Aspiro, Owner …
That's because Jay-Z is making a move to buy Aspiro, a Swedish company that operates the WiMP Music service and Tidal, as it is known some markets, ... «TechCrunch, Jan 15»

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