WORD OF THE DAY


Milquetoast
milk-tōst
Part of speech: noun
Origin: American English, 1924
1

A timid or meek individual

2

Someone who is not assertive

Examples of Milquetoast in a sentence

“I love Jerry, but he can be a bit of a milquetoast when it comes to standing up for himself.”

“Don’t be such a milquetoast — go out there and tell them what you want.”

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