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Andrey Kuptsov
What does "pipsqueak" mean? and what does it mean literally? squeak means "cheep" - voice of a bird what means "pip" here?
Feb 28, 2011 10:12 AM
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pip-squeak : (n) someone who is small and insignificant ..................... Examples : 1. North Carolina's unbending Senator goes his own way For years he was regarded as a solitary pip-squeak voice on the far right, a lonely ideologue from a Southern. 2. For all its industrial might, General Electric was treated like a pip-squeak when it first entered the macho business of building commercial-jet engines.
February 28, 2011
Andrey Kuptsov
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