Definition of 'coward'
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Priya is unsympathetic as she feels suicide is a betrayal - a coward's way out. The Sun (2016)The best defence she could offer was that she had been 'a coward '. Times, Sunday Times (2017)When his friends called him a coward his resolve was only hardened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those cowards will not take us all on. The Sun (2013)We should be very careful who we call a coward. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you dived in my day you were called a coward. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He called the bombers cowards and clowns. Times, Sunday Times (2013)People called him a coward who put the lives of many of his fellow soldiers in danger with his actions. The Sun (2016)In reality they are spineless cowards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also branded Moat a coward for leaving him to take the rap. The Sun (2011)Telling you he wanted to be single was the coward's way out. The Sun (2012)It is sometimes said suicide is a coward's way out. The Sun (2012)He took the coward's way out. The Sun (2013)He should have been force fed and not allowed the coward's way out. The Sun (2006)He stood there, wiped it from his eyes and called me a coward. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I wondered if doing so was the coward's way out. Christianity Today (2000)It's a coward's way to fight. The Sun (2010)From my armchair, it feels more like a coward's way out. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He now admits that he was 'a coward' in not taking a tougher stand on player signings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Unlike the cowards that avoid their neighbours, I like to face off in the street. The Sun (2014)A Labour colleague branded him a coward for failing to say sorry in front of MPs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or should I take the coward's approach? The Sun (2015)Where I come from, we call that a coward. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'coward'
British English: coward /ˈkaʊəd/ NOUN
A coward is someone who is easily frightened and avoids dangerous or difficult situations.
She accused him of being a coward.
- American English: coward
- Arabic: جَبَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: covarde
- Chinese: 胆小鬼
- Croatian: kukavica
- Czech: zbabělec
- Danish: kujon
- Dutch: lafaard
- European Spanish: cobarde
- Finnish: pelkuri
- French: lâche peu courageux
- German: Feigling
- Greek: δειλός
- Italian: codardo
- Japanese: 臆病者
- Korean: 겁쟁이
- Norwegian: feiging
- Polish: tchórz
- European Portuguese: covarde
- Romanian: laș
- Russian: трус
- Spanish: cobarde
- Swedish: fegis
- Thai: คนขี้ขลาด
- Turkish: korkak
- Ukrainian: боягуз
- Vietnamese: người nhút nhát
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