dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for white-livered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  White-livered \White"-liv`ered\, a.
     Having a pale look; feeble; hence, cowardly; pusillanimous;
     dastardly.
  
     Syn: lily-livered. [1913 Webster]
  
                They must not be milksops, nor white-livered
                knights.                            --Latimer.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  white-livered
      adj 1: easily frightened [syn: chicken, chickenhearted,
             lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-
             bellied]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229