Synonyms for craven

Synonyms for (noun) craven

Synonyms: craven, poltroon, recreant

Definition: an abject coward

Similar words: coward

Definition: a person who shows fear or timidity

Synonyms for (adjective) craven

Synonyms: craven, recreant

Definition: lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful

Usage: the craven fellow turned and ran; a craven proposal to raise the white flag; this recreant knight- Spenser

Similar words: fearful, cowardly

Definition: lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

Usage: cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then- P.B.Shelley