Associations to the word «Coward»


COWARD, noun. A person who lacks courage.
COWARD, adjective. Cowardly.
COWARD, adjective. (heraldry) (of a lion) Borne in the escutcheon with his tail doubled between his legs.
COWARD, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

COWARD, noun. A person who shows fear or timidity.
COWARD, noun. English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats