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pansy

Definitions of pansy
  1. noun
    large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors
    synonyms: Viola tricolor hortensis
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    type of:
    viola
    any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
  2. noun
    a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
    synonyms: Milquetoast, milksop, pantywaist, sissy
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    type of:
    coward
    a person who shows fear or timidity
  3. noun
    offensive term for an openly homosexual man
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    type of:
    gay man, shirtlifter
    a homosexual man
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