Definition of pissant in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪsant/
US & Australian vulgar slang


An insignificant or contemptible person or thing.



(as) game as a pissant

Australian vulgar slang Brave or foolhardy.
Example sentences
  • That was one of my grandma's favorite sayings, game as a pissant she was!
  • I love my friends, and she has taught me a lot: remaining game as a pissant is one thing.
  • The old white lady makes you as game as a pissant.


Mid 17th century (in sense 'an ant'): from piss + -ant.

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