I'd like to know how should we translate
"Don't be a wuss (or cry-baby)"
into German? Which of these options would be the correct one?
A couple of years ago, there was quite some hype about these words and people came up with more and more synonyms for Weichei, as this textfile shows.
I guess you have expressions like that in other languages as well, but 3000 is really impressive, even though many of them are really far-fetched...
Ergänzung: Obiger Link funktioniert nicht mehr, hier ist etwas vergleichbares, sogar mit doppelt so vielen Begriffen.
I would use:
You can find more words in leo.
Perhaps you could also use:
As an alternative to Weichei you can also say
Wikipedia says that this word (literally: washing mitt) can be used to describe a person with weak spirit. As far as I know, it's only used for men.
I also suggest
Refer to meanings 9 and 10 in the Wiktionary article for "anstellen".
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