Meaning of PICAYUNE in English

n. & adj. US

n. 1 colloq. a small coin of little value, esp. a 5-cent piece. 2 an insignificant person or thing.

adj. mean; contemptible; petty.

[ F picaillon Piedmontese coin, cash, f. Prov. picaioun, of unkn. orig. ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.