poltroon

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Englisch - Türkisch
tabansız
korkak adam
{i} namert
namert kimse
alçak adam
poltroonerykorkaklık
namertlik
{i} ödlek
alçaklık
{i} korkak
archaic poltroon
muhallebi çocuğu
Englisch - Englisch
Cowardly

Accordingly, to excuse our deliberate inactivity in the north, we had to make a show of impotence, which gave them to understand that the Arabs were too poltroon to cut the line near Maan and keep it cut.

An ignoble or total coward; a dastard; a mean-spirited wretch

To gain life by means of a breach of faith and honour, were indeed to render myself the poltroon, and the villain my accusers believe me..

{n} a coward, scoundrel, bird
An arrant coward; a dastard; a craven; a mean-spirited wretch
Base; vile; contemptible; cowardly
an abject coward
An ignoble or arrant coward; a dastard; a craven; a mean-spirited wretch
{i} coward, timid person, wimp
characterized by complete cowardliness
an abject coward characterized by complete cowardliness
poltroons
plural of poltroon
poltroon

    Silbentrennung

    pol·troon

    Synonyme

    craven, dastard

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ päl-'trün ] (noun.) circa 1529. Middle French poultron, from Old Italian poltrone, probably akin to poltro colt, ultimately from Latin pullus young of an animal; more at FOAL.

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