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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (informal) small and of little importance.

Usage examples (38)
  • 'Do you seriously expect to start a rebellion with picayune stuff like that?'
  • Why should he bother about petty, picayune minds which could not understand this?
  • Again, if you don't follow this sport, it may all seem pathetic, picayune and unimportant.
  • A picayune was the price of a small sheet in my time. for more
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