A person considered to be insignificant, especially because they are small or young: I was damned if a nineteen-year-old pipsqueak with spots was going to make me feel loathsome
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- I'm about average height now, I like to think, but I was a pipsqueak as a kid.
- Think of America not as the playground bully but as the well-muscled mild-mannered good kid who finally hauls off and whacks the loudmouth pipsqueak who won't stop bugging him.
- Least understandable, though, is the Mercury music prize, with its piffling purse and its pompous panel of five pipsqueaks.
Scottish informal nyaff
archaic, informal dandiprat
Early 20th century: symbolic and imitative.
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