from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Patricia.
- proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Patrick.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's easy to understand why this tiny totem of liberalism was sometimes called "Patsy Pink" and, to this day, is still resented by male athletic coaches who feel they have been robbed of funds that must be shared with their school's female teams.
Patsy is a “useful idiot” and “tool”, nothing more.
“I should have seen that coming, but when I called Patsy to ask what lunch was about, she said she wanted to surprise you.”
“I called Patsy while you were in talking with Mr. Homer and suggested that she and Chrissie prepare to leave the lake for a while.”
Patsy's oldest sister, Mary, affectionately referred to her as Bohemian Rhapsody Child, a nickname Patsy despised.
Patsy is an Aspergers sociopath, she doesn’t have sympathy or feelings like a “normal” person does …
Patsy is a criminal “plagiarism is a crime” no different from the acorn monkey break in criminal …;)
All this and more is covered in a thrilling documentary entitled Patsy Mink: Ahead Of The Majority.
There is a marvellous wartime comic strip book called Patsy's Reflections: Learn to Cook by Pictures, a collection that first appeared in the Daily Mirror, and which was written, though his name appears nowhere on the book, by Ambrose Heath.
Of them all, only two survived to adulthood: Martha, called Patsy, and Mary, called Polly.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.