: one that is small or insignificant

Examples of pip-squeak in a Sentence

I'm not changing my job based on the advice of some pip-squeak who cornered me at a party
Recent Examples on the Web After he's captured and turned into a pip-squeak himself, Luke must find a way to turn the tables on the wicked schemers. Danny Horn, EW.com, 6 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pip-squeak was in 1910

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“Pip-squeak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pip-squeak. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


: one that is small or insignificant
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