What Is a Picayune?

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A Picayune refers to something that is of little value and importance or something that is petty. It could also refer to something that has no value at all or something that is free. The term Picayune is also used to refer to something that is trivial.
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pic·a·yune
[pik-ee-yoon, pik-uh-]
ADJECTIVE [INFORMAL.]
1.
of little value or account; small; trifling: a picayune amount.
2.
petty, carping, or prejudiced: I didn't want to seem picayune by criticizing.
NOUN
3.
(formerly, in Louisiana, Florida, etc.) a coin equal to half a Spanish real.
4.
any small coin, as a five-cent piece.
5.
Informal. an insignificant person or thing.
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The term 'picayune' means (informal) small and of little importance.
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Picayune means: of little value or account; small; trifling: a picayune amount.
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(pĭk'ə-yūn') adj. Of little value or importance; paltry. See synonyms at trivial. Petty; mean. n. A Spanish-American half-real piece formerly used in parts of the southern
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