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English definition of “pansy”


noun [C] uk   /ˈpæn.zi/ us  

pansy noun [C] (PLANT)

a small garden plant that has flowers of many different colours with rounded petalsFlowers and flowering plantsFlowers - general words

pansy noun [C] (PERSON)

offensive old-fashioned an offensive word for a man who behaves in a way that is considered to be more typical of a womanKinds of menMen and women
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