Milquetoast n : a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive [syn: sissy, pantywaist, pansy, milksop]
Milquetoast may refer to:
- Caspar Milquetoast, the comic strip character of The Timid Soul
- Milquetoast the Cockroach, a comic strip character of Bloom County and Outland
- A term describing an unusually meek and submissive person, coming from the comic strip character described above http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-mil1.htm.
baby, big baby, chicken, chicken liver, coward, crybaby, doormat, dull tool, fence-sitter, fraid-cat, fraidy-cat, funk, funker, gutless wonder, invertebrate, jellyfish, lightweight, lily liver, meek soul, milksop, mollycoddle, mouse, mugwump, namby-pamby, nebbish, nonentity, pansy, pantywaist, pushover, sad sack, scaredy-cat, shilly-shally, sissy, softling, softy, sop, waverer, weak sister, weakling, white feather, white liver, wobbler