/,næmbɪ 'pæmbɪ; `næmbɪ`pæmbɪ/
adj (derog 贬) (of people or their talk) foolishly sentimental （指人或谈话）多愁善感的, 忧天忧地的.
n such a person 多愁善感的人
*Don't be such a namby-pamby! 别那么千愁万虑的!
Name given to the English poet Ambrose Philips (1674-1749) to make fun of him]
too weak and gentle and not strict or tough
enough For some people soccer has a reputation as a rather namby-pamby sport.>namby-pambyn[C]