Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pansy

3 senses of pansy

Sense 1
pansy, Viola tricolor hortensis -- (large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors)
       => viola -- (any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola)

Sense 2
sissy, pantywaist, pansy, milksop, Milquetoast -- (a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive)
       => coward -- (a person who shows fear or timidity)

Sense 3
fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf -- (offensive term for an openly homosexual man)
       => gay man, shirtlifter -- (a homosexual man)

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