Synonyms of cowardly in English:

cowardly


See definition of cowardly

adjective

1‘the cowardly little wretches were trying to keep out of his way’

SYNONYMS

faint-hearted, lily-livered, chicken-hearted, pigeon-hearted, spiritless, spineless, craven

timid, timorous, fearful, trembling, quaking, shrinking, cowering, afraid of one's own shadow, pusillanimous, weak, feeble, soft

informal yellow, chicken, weak-kneed, gutless, yellow-bellied, wimpish, wimpy, sissy, sissified

British informal wet

North American informal candy-assed

North American vulgar slang chickenshit

archaic poltroon, recreant, poor-spirited

ANTONYMS

brave, courageous