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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'sissy' can offend someone by implying they’re not brave or strong. SlideDon't call him a sissy; it's hurtful and rude.
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Informal UsePlay
‘Sissy’ is not suitable for formal conversations or writing. SlideHe jokingly called his friend a sissy for not trying the spicy food.
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Stereotypical Gender RolesPlay
‘Sissy’ is often based on stereotypes, expecting boys to be tough. SlideAt the playground, the older kids taunted the gentle boy, calling him a sissy.