Definition of pissant in English:

pissant

noun

Australian, US
vulgar slang
  • An insignificant or contemptible person or thing.

adjective

Australian, US
vulgar slang
  • Worthless or contemptible.

    contemptible, despicable, wretched, miserable, confounded, blithering, footling, infernal, damned, cursed, accursed, flaming
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Origin

Mid 17th century (in sense ‘an ant’): from piss + -ant.

Pronunciation:

pissant

/ˈpɪsant/