Definition of pensy in English:

pensy

(also pincie, pensie)

adjective

English Regional, Scottish
rare
  • Spruce, neat, careful with one's appearance.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman and Middle French pensif pensive (in nominative singular frequently pensis). Loss of the final consonant may have been a parallel development in French and in English: see discussion s.v. -ive, and compare hasty, jolly, etc.

Pronunciation

pensy

/ˈpɛnzi/