Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun namby-pamby

1 sense of namby-pamby

Sense 1
namby-pamby -- (an insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental)
       => weakling, doormat, wuss -- (a person who is physically weak and ineffectual)

Antonyms of adj namby-pamby

1 sense of namby-pamby

Sense 1
namby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washy -- (weak in willpower, courage or vitality)

INDIRECT (VIA weak) -> strong -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

Similarity of adj namby-pamby

1 sense of namby-pamby

Sense 1
namby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washy -- (weak in willpower, courage or vitality)
       => weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")

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