noun, plural pan·sies.
- Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a gay man.
- Offensive. a weak, effeminate, and often cowardly man.
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Example sentences from the Web for pansy
When a few presumably religious kids walked out, Savage called them “pansy-assed.”
The twist, when it comes, makes O. Henry look like a hopeless pansy.
When the introductions were over, he went directly to the side of Pansy, to the evident and rising amazement of Tootles.
That confounded money-eating little flirt of a Pansy will give me the royal shake the moment she gets wise.
Well, Ill go down and give the invitations, said Tootles, who departed in quest of Pansy.
These higher flights from Tootles always moved Pansy, who had a penchant for refined romance.
He stopped to pick the first pansy he saw, when he left the snows, to send it to an English friend.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
British Dictionary definitions for pansy
noun plural -sies
- a strong violet colour
- (as adjective)a pansy carpet