What does the word poltroon mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A coward.

Usage examples for poltroon

  1. This is the charge which will always make the poltroon squirm. – Henry IV, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  2. So our employer cursed him for a poltroon, but told him he might stand out of the attack. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  3. Insolent poltroon- you have even destroyed my rope! – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick