1 a timid, submissive, unassertive or spineless person. 2 mild of temper.
The bouncer was such a milquetoast that he looked the other way when patrons grabbed at the tits of the dancers he was charged to protect. Confrontation often begat violence, and he could bear to endure neither.
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