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Yes. The word wimp is a Scrabble US word. The word wimp is worth 11 points in Scrabble:


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You can make 4 words from 'wimp' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'wimp'

WIMP 11 

3 letters words from 'wimp'

IMP 7 

2 letters words from 'wimp'

MI 4PI 4

All 4 letters words made out of wimp

wimp iwmp wmip mwip imwp miwp wipm iwpm wpim pwim ipwm piwm wmpi mwpi wpmi pwmi mpwi pmwi impw mipw ipmw pimw mpiw pmiw

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Definitions and meaning of wimp



Possible contraction of "whimper". The term was understood in the United States by the 1930s, as it was incorporated into the names of two famous media characters known for living up to that name: The devious but cowardly Popeye supporting character called "J. Wellington Wimpy", and the soft-spoken character "Wallace Wimple" from the radio show Fibber McGee and Molly.


  • Rhymes: -ɪmp


wimp (plural wimps)

  1. (derogatory, slang) someone who lacks confidence or courage, is weak, ineffectual, irresolute and wishy-washy
  2. Alternative spelling of WIMP


  • (someone who lacks confidence or courage): sissy, softy, wuss; see also Thesaurus:milksop or Thesaurus:coward

Derived terms

  • wimpish
  • wimply
  • wimp out
  • wimpy



wimp (third-person singular simple present wimps, present participle wimping, simple past and past participle wimped)

  1. (intransitive) To behave submissively.
  2. (transitive) To render wimpy.



According to the English abbreviation WIMP.


  • IPA(key): /ˈwimp/, [ˈwimp]
  • Rhymes: -imp
  • Syllabification: wimp



  1. (astronomy, physics) weakly interacting massive particle, WIMP


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a bird like a curlew.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)