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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This pipsqueak politician is about as useful as a trouser cough in a bottle.
Combined with its proximity to its much brighter and larger parent star EBLM J055557A that made finding the planet-sized pipsqueak something of a challenge.
How sickening that a pipsqueak opportunist like Davidson is seeking to undermine such sacrifices for her own political gain.
Wherever I am, I'll be raising a cupcake to these giants--the agency that oversees 411 sites and the pipsqueak who rules our household.
The main attraction is the The Krew Club with fun-loving rabbits Sparky and Sparkle, troublesome dog Naarky and Pipsqueak the mouse.
Against these numbers, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way is a pipsqueak.
And dismissed X Factor irritant Mason Noise (now pursuing a new career under the name Mason Fast Food) for the posturing pipsqueak he is.
ILet's face it, until the eighth episode it's been boredom incarnate, apart from a pipsqueak of scandal, so Monday night's Hardhome was like a bucket of iced water thrown in your face then clonked on the head with said bucket.
I can not only bet, I can close to guarantee you that your party is going to be a little pipsqueak party after May 7 compared to the Liberal Democrats" Nick Clegg challenges a Ukip candidate "Plastic surgery is dangerous and makes people look a bit silly.
Jay Chollick: The word's most harmless terrorist; shadowy at the open mic; insufferable in print; bookish in slim volumes: Colors; American Vesuvius; FiveO The Stately Poems; prizes & awards but not the bluest ribbons; big mouth on the radio; a TV pipsqueak, for which only his one hand claps.
The cool red side exposes the true color of the pipsqueak star at a temperature of 5,000 F (2,700 C), which is half the sun's surface temperature or lower.
The facts are these: Miliband is famous for failing to win the Labour leadership, being pipped by his pipsqueak brother Ed, and that's it.