Meaning of picayune
Pronunciation: (pik"ē-yn', pik"u-), [key]
— adj. Informal.
- of little value or account; small; trifling: a picayune amount.
- petty, carping, or prejudiced: I didn't want to seem picayune by criticizing.
- (formerly, in Louisiana, Florida, etc.) a coin equal to half a Spanish real.
- any small coin, as a five-cent piece.
- an insignificant person or thing.
Pronunciation: (pik"u-yn', pik"ē-), [key]
- a town in SE Mississippi. 10,361.
- picayune (Thesaurus)