follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

pipsqueak

[pip-skweek] /ˈpɪpˌskwik/
noun, Informal.
1.
a contemptibly small or unimportant person; a twerp.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; pip4 + squeak
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for pip squeak

pipsqueak

/ˈpɪpˌskwiːk/
noun
1.
(informal) a person or thing that is insignificant or contemptible
Word Origin
C20: from pip² + squeak
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for pip squeak

pipsqueak

n.

also pip-squeak, 1910, from the trivial noise a young or weak creature makes.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for pip squeak

pipsqueak

noun

A small and insignificant person or thing

[1910+; fr pip, high-pitched sound, and squeak]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pipsqueak

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pip

7
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pip squeak