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Synonyms for coward
ˈkaʊ ərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coward(noun)

    a person who shows fear or timidity

  2. Coward, Noel Coward, Sir Noel Pierce Coward(noun)

    English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)

Wiktionary

  1. coward(noun)

    Synonyms:
    chicken

  2. coward(adjective)

    Cowardly.

    Synonyms:
    chicken

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. coward

    Synonyms:
    craven, dastard, recreant, poltroon, renegade

    Antonyms:
    champion, hero, daredevil, desperado

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. coward(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dastard, poltroon, craven, milksop

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. coward(n)

    Synonyms:
    craven, dastard, poltroon, milksop, recreant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    drop, cowardly, loose, baggy, pussy, quitter, cowardice, unconsolidated

How to pronounce coward?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say coward in sign language?

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How to use coward in a sentence?

  1. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea:

    This coward immediately laid down but only after he ran out of bullets.

  2. Sandra Martinez:

    Just seeing that coward, that monster looking so snide and smirking makes my blood boil with rage.

  3. Salvador Alvarenga:

    I'd heard about Mexicans who'd done this before, how did they do it? How come they were spared? 'I shouldn't be a coward,' I told myself. I prayed a lot. And I asked God for patience.

  4. Ferdinand Foch:

    None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.

  5. Jill Ruby:

    Are you kidding me, a reporter ticked him off? he’s a coward. I think it will come back and bite him. That’s not how a president acts, you don’t just run away.


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