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Noun: pansy  pan-zee
  1. Large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colours
    - Viola tricolor hortensis
     
  2. A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
    - sissy, pantywaist [N. Amer], milksop, Milquetoast
     
  3. [offensive] A homosexual man
    - gay man

Derived forms: pansies

Type of: coward, gay, homophile [archaic], homosexual, viola

Encyclopedia: Pansy, West Virginia