Literally, that means somebody who takes warm showers. Not ice cold like real men do. A wimp, in other words.
Thank goodness Vladimir Putin is in the process of finally changing all of that now.
German cities impose cold showers and turn off lights amid Russian gas crisis – Hanover is first large city to impose energy-saving measures and Berlin switches off monument spotlights.
Cities in Germany are switching off spotlights on public monuments, turning off fountains, and imposing cold showers on municipal swimming pools and sports halls, as the country races to reduce its energy consumption in the face of a looming Russian gas crisis.