pansy

noun
pan·sy | \ ˈpan-zē \
plural pansies

Definition of pansy 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a garden plant (Viola wittrockiana) derived chiefly from the hybridization of the European Johnny-jump-up (Viola tricolor) with other wild violets also : its flower

2a disparaging + offensive : a weak or effeminate man or boy

b disparaging + offensive : a male homosexual

pansy

adjective

Definition of pansy (Entry 2 of 2)

disparaging + offensive

History and Etymology for pansy

Noun

Middle English pancy, pensee, from Middle French pensée, from pensée thought, from feminine of pensé, past participle of penser to think, from Latin pensare to ponder — more at pensive

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pansy

noun
pan·sy | \ ˈpan-zē \
plural pansies

Kids Definition of pansy

: a garden plant related to the violets that has large velvety colorful flowers

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