Pronunciation: (kou'urd-lē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cowardly.html on line 75 [key]
1. lacking courage; contemptibly timid.
2. characteristic of or befitting a coward; despicably mean, covert, or unprincipled: a cowardly attack on a weak, defenseless man.
like a coward.
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