One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a craven surrender’
cowardly, lily-livered, faint-hearted, chicken-hearted, pigeon-hearted, spiritless, spineless, 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
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