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 for pantywaist
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pantywaist \pantywaist\ n.
     A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive.
     Syn: sissy, pansy, milksop, Milquetoast.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive [syn:
           sissy, pantywaist, pansy, milksop, Milquetoast]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "pantywaist":
     Lord Fauntleroy, Milquetoast, Percy, baby, big baby, chicken,
     cream puff, crybaby, doormat, dull tool, effeminate, goody-goody,
     gutless wonder, invertebrate, jellyfish, lightweight, lily,
     meek soul, milksop, mollycoddle, namby-pamby, nance, nancy,
     nebbish, nonentity, old woman, pansy, pushover, sad sack, sissy,
     softling, softy, sop, weak sister, weakling, wishy-washy

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