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Englisch - Englisch
A children's undergarment composed, in part, of panties attached to a waistband

Lace trimmed panty waists—50 cents.

Weak, timid, effeminate, ineffectual

His rough, burly father was mortified by the lad's pantywaist behavior.

An ineffectual, weak, or timid person, especially a boy or young man; a sissy

Don't be misled by the British tendency to be soft-spoken and polite. The English language didn't spread across the oceans and over the mountains and jungles and swamps because these people were pantywaists.

{i} type of clothing for babies, baby's undergarment that snaps together at the waist; (US Slang) panty-waist, sissy, male with feminine qualities; wimp, weak and cowardly person; timid, fainthearted
plural of pantywaist