pissant definition

  • noun:
    • one that's insignificant.
    • Obsolete An ant.
    • An ant.
    • An insignificant person.
    • someone who adheres purely to a rule or plan despite existing situations.
    • one seemingly not capable of focusing on not the insignificant, particularly in the feeling of trivial or irrelevant criticism.
  • adjective:
    • Not crucial; insignificant: "Some pissant Tx judge wants to make [the organization] pay . . . more than ten dollars billion in reparations” ( New Republic).
    • Insignificant or unimportant.
    • pointless or of no value.

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