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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. [informal] A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
    - sissy [informal], pantywaist [N. Amer, informal], milksop [informal], Milquetoast [N. Amer, informal], cissy [Brit, informal]
  3. [offensive] A male homosexual
  4. [offensive] An effeminate man
    "he's such a pansy";

Derived forms: pansies

Type of: chicken [informal], coward, viola

Encyclopedia: Pansy, Ohio