- a contemptibly small or unimportant person; a twerp.
Origin of pipsqueak
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- informal a person or thing that is insignificant or contemptible
C20: from pip ² + squeak
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Word Origin and History for pipsqueak
also pip-squeak, 1910, from the trivial noise a young or weak creature makes.
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