pensy

adjective

pen·​sy
ˈpen(t)sē
1
dialectal : pensive, thoughtful
2
dialectal, England : squeamish
3
chiefly Scottish : self-important, conceited

Word History

Etymology

Middle English pensie, pensey, probably from Middle French pensif pensive

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“Pensy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pensy. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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