Complete Definition of "poltroon"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. An ignoble or arrant coward; a dastard; a craven; a mean-spirited wretch.

Translations
Spanish: cobarde m|f

Adjective
poltroon

  1. cowardly|Cowardly

Quotations
1926 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. - T. E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom

References
R:Webster 1913

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