adjective Also pic·a·yun·ish. Informal.
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Origin of picayune
OTHER WORDS FROM picayunepic·a·yun·ish·ly, adverbpic·a·yun·ish·ness, noun
Words nearby picayune
Example sentences from the Web for picayunish
I have become what I am, because to me the broad canvas alone is interesting, and picayunish prejudices are contemptible.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
Mediocrity was in the saddle, and picayunish partisan politics held the center of the boards.The Hindered Hand|Sutton E. Griggs
Little she thought of Settlements or picayunish donations now.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison