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Synonyms for cowardlyˈkaʊ ərd li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cowardly, fearful(adj)

    lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

    "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

    dread(a), fearful, dire, terrible, horrendous, fearsome, horrific, timorous, dreaded, cowardly, awful, trepid, frightful, frightening, dreadful, direful

    gritty, stouthearted, spunky, mettlesome, undaunted, game, courageous, gamy, brave, stalwart, desperate, gallant, heroic, gamey, valorous, spirited, valiant, lionhearted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cowardly(a.)

    pusillanimous, dastardly, craven, fearful, timorous, timid, diffident, faint-hearted, chicken-hearted, white-livered, showing the white feather

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List of paraphrases:

laf, coward, dastardly, cowardice, vile, faint-hearted, gutless, timid, loose, drop, despicable

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