pipsqueak


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pipsqueak

(ˈpɪpˌskwiːk)
n
informal a person or thing that is insignificant or contemptible
[C20: from pip2 + squeak]

pip•squeak

(ˈpɪpˌskwik)

n.
Informal. a contemptibly small or unimportant person.
[1895–1900]
Translations

pipsqueak

[ˈpɪpskwiːk] Nfantoche m, pintamonas mf inv

pipsqueak

n (inf)Winzling m (inf)
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The idea of Pipsqueak was born when the Smith's oldest daughter, Lilah, (then 3 1/2-years-old) came into the kitchen saying "goodbye Gramma" as she handed back Angela's smartphone.
WEST MidlandsMP TOMWATSON appeared one Mars Bar away from a heart attack when he provided the most memorable moment of the week in Parliament, shrieking that education secretary Michael Gove was "a miserable pipsqueak of a man".
With his too-big shirt and too-big suit (every shirt and suit would probably be too big for Rhys), it was easy to mock the posh little pipsqueak - who sounded as if he was going to burst into tears every time he spoke.
One of the reasons the Apple iPhone 3G ( which has sold close to 43 million units worldwide) did not make even a pipsqueak in India is possibly because of the network issue.
He fails to inspire and when I see him on the world stage with other foreign ministers he looks like some sort of young interloper in short trousers Aa a mere pipsqueak.
And a set of four of the different hamster characters - Chunk, Num Nums, Pipsqueak and Mr Squiggles - was auctioning for as much as pounds 150 on the eBay website last week.
Chunk, Nums Nums, Pipsqueak and Mr Squiggles will race across the carpet, spin their wheels and gently coo and purr.
Go Go Pets Hamsters With names like Pipsqueak and Mr Squiggles, the interactive toys behave like real hamsters.
Auditions for the new drummer are a disaster, and when one techno-savvy pipsqueak argues that "lots of bands play drum loops", Fish cannot hide his disdain.
Despite the major industry associations' speed off the mark in publishing their election manifestos, it's unlikely we will hear a pipsqueak about issues such as retail crime, joined-up government thinking in areas such as health, and the dangers of increasing consolidation and excessive supermarket power.
Not to mention that he is a pedagogical pipsqueak, a roly-poly rowdy.
New and wonderful retailers are in Nolita, making it even more special and exciting than before: Objets du Desir, Pipsqueak, Nike, Saigoniste, Me & Ro, and Daniel Espinosa are but a few of the new Nolita crowd.