Example sentences for: pansy

How can you use “pansy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Earlier in this century, pansy became a derogatory epithet to describe an effete male, thereby cheapening forever lines like Shelley's noble image in Adonais (verse XXXIII):

  • My destiny was quietly locked into place: look forever for other names of the Pansy Euphonia ilk .

  • Benson's action picture in Lucia in London (Chapter 8): “Georgie stepped on a beautiful pansy.”

  • As a ferocious skinhead in last year's American History X , Norton was taut and ropy, his long torso curled into a sneer; here, he's skinny and wilting, a quivering pansy.

  • Pansy couldn't understand why her name was music to my ears when she simply despised it.


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