Definition of namby-pambical in US English:

namby-pambical

adjective

rare, archaic, derogatory
  • Of a namby-pamby nature.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Wesley (1703–1791), Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism. From the nickname Namby Pamby + -ical.

Pronunciation

namby-pambical

/ˌnambɪˈpambɪkl/