Synonyms of cowardly in English:


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1‘the cowardly little wretches were trying to keep out of his way’

faint-hearted, lily-livered, chicken-hearted, pigeon-hearted, spiritless, spineless, craven
timid, timorous, fearful, trembling, quaking, shrinking, cowering, afraid of one's own shadow, pusillanimous, weak, feeble, soft
informal yellow, chicken, weak-kneed, gutless, yellow-bellied, wimpish, wimpy, sissy, sissified
British informal wet
North American informal candy-assed
North American vulgar slang chickenshit
archaic poltroon, recreant, poor-spirited

brave, courageous