November 14th, 2019

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Word of the Day 11/14/19 Picayune

Picayune (adjective, noun)
picayune [ pik-ee-yoon, pik-uh- ]


adjective Also pic·a·yun·ish. Informal.
1. of little value or account; small; trifling: a picayune amount.
2. petty, carping, or prejudiced: I didn't want to seem picayune by criticizing.

noun
3. (formerly, in Louisiana, Florida, etc.) a coin equal to half a Spanish real.
4. any small coin, as a five-cent piece.
4. Informal. an insignificant person or thing.

OTHER WORDS FROM PICAYUNE
pic·a·yun·ish·ly, adverb
pic·a·yun·ish·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO PICAYUNE
diminutive, everyday, frivolous, immaterial, incidental, inconsequential, insignificant, irrelevant, little, meager, mean, meaningless, minor, minute, negligible, nonessential, paltry, petty, piddling, puny

SYNONYMS FOR PICAYUNE
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1. trivial, insignificant.
2. narrow-minded.

Origin: 1780–90; < Provençal picaioun small copper coin (compare French picaillons), derivative of an onomatopoetic base *pikk- beat, here referring to the coining of coppers

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