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Definitions of namby-pamby:

part of speech: adjective

Affectedly nice.

part of speech: adjective

A term of contempt applied by his enemies to the poetry of Ambrose Phillips about the close of the 17th century; sentimentally weak; affectedly pretty, as poetry.

part of speech: noun

That which is weakly sentimental, or affectedly pretty or nice.

part of speech: adjective

Weakly sentimental or affectedly pretty.

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