Picayune in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Picayune

insignificant; small

Examples of Picayune in a sentence

While twenty dollars may seem like a picayune sum to you, it is a fortune to a starving person.  🔊

Jim was not upset because he lost only a picayune amount of money at the casino.  🔊

In the big scheme of life, the death of a single ant seems picayune.  🔊

The hotel manager hates to deal with customers who complain about picayune issues like tiny wrinkles in their bed sheets.  🔊

On my picayune salary, I can barely pay my bills.  🔊

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