I'm thinkin' it might stem from the fragility of candy, how easily shattered it can be when dropped, or how it can melt in both wet environments and hot.
oh go out and play in the rain, have some fun! and stop being such a candy ass, your not gonna melt; you might even like it!
by k. sebastian November 15, 2007
wuss, wimp, someone who is easily scared or avoids dangerous situations
That Candy Ass won't go skydiving with us.
by m November 07, 2003
An ineffectual person; someone who is afraid of risk or shrinks from conflict.
Only a candyass drinks lite beer; heroes specify Guinness!
by Duckbutt November 09, 2004
A word filter on 4chan that comes about by saying "faggot."
OP is a candy-ass roody-poo fucker.
by MegamanTTEX June 19, 2011
A guy who is basically afraid of his own shadow; a real wuss type
Lenny is such a candy ass he won't walk any further east than Avenue A.
by Steviedee January 22, 2004
(noun) A person who displays insufficient fortitude or toughness in a difficult or uncomfortable situation; by extension, a person or thing which is inadequate to the purpose at hand. Can be turned into an adjective by adding -ed ("candy-assed"). Frequently heard in the military.
"He was too much of a candy ass to do a hundred push-ups and run ten miles before breakfast."
by anarcissie May 28, 2008
That candy ass over there is going to get his ass kicked
by Lisa November 07, 2003
Hey who's that candyass sweatin' to the oldies?
by StonerSmurf November 07, 2003