1. easy, undemanding (the inference being not worthy of a ‘real man’).
|Shorty McCabe 30: He was a pussy, bald-headed little duffer, this citizen chap, and not bein’ used to blockin’ runs he goes down underneath.|
|‘Over There’ with the Australians 60: The boxing and wrestling matches always held the crowd [...] These were no ‘pussy’ shows, for we had some professionals among us.|
|(con. early 1950s) Valhalla 255: That’s a pussy good idea!|
|About Face (1991) 91: Infantrymen were fighters, not writers [...] we didn’t have time for such ‘pussy’ stuff.|
|Rivethead (1992) 35: Hell, these jobs they gave us are pussy detail [...] we’ll be sittin’ on our asses half the time while bringin’ home three or four bills a week.|
2. (orig. US) scared, cowardly.
|Body Shop 27: Why don’t they put their pussy behinds down there in the bush for one rainy night.|
|Great Santini (1977) 438: Junior, did I ever tell you that you were a pussy football player?|
|It (1987) 36: Avarino, who could almost read this hairbag’s pussy little mind, suspected he was thinking about his stepfather again.|
|(con. 1985–90) In Search of Respect 88: That nigga’ was talking shit for a long time, about how we pussy.|
|Oz ser. 3 ep. 3 [TV script] ‘You didn’t kill Metzger?’ ‘No. How could a little pussy bitch like me hurt anyone?’.‘Legs’|
|Guardian Guide 5–11 Feb. 8: Sorry-ass niggaz; pussy niggaz; white niggaz.|
|Dirty South 102: I ain’t gonna waste my energy on pussy non-believers.|
|Rough Riders 212: You’re a pussy lawyer, huh? [...] That figures.|
|‘Recipe’ [lyrics] Yeah they thought that I was dead, I got nine lives / Pussy niggas want me dead, you had nine tries.|
3. effeminate, implying homosexuality.
|Tattoo the Wicked Cross (1981) 85: Pussy was the dirtiest name a guy could be called.|
|Come Monday Morning 58: Man he had a good strong face too not soft’n pussy like those faggots.|
|Paco’s Story (1987) 11: Ice-cold raspbery daiquiris and vodka sours [...] pussy drinks, bartenders call them.|
|Guardian Guide 5–11 Feb. 8: The fear is that blatant cross-hugging could end up earning you the same rep as that high-heeled, pussy-nigga version of Cliff Richard, Prince.|
|Bug (Aus.) Aug. [Internet] Ghoul and Stewheart sprayed this skirt, sissy, pussy, sheila stuff – or whatever moniker you fancy – in the direction of the video ref’s box.|
|‘Swisha And Dosha’ [lyrics] I keep a whole sip (whole sip), a whole clip (a whole clip) / in case these pussy niggaz wanna trip (uh!).|
|Choirboys (1976) 108: I shoulda got suspicious when the pussy kiddy cop caught me in civvies and asked to let her snap a Polaroid a me.|
5. (US) pertaining to sex; pornographic.
|Last Toke 18: She got that dude ready to come all over the pussy money he done come out to spend.|
|Sweet La-La Land (1999) 182: He had this bachelor party. All men except for the pussy act and twenty hookers.|
|(con. 1964–8) Cold Six Thousand 598: He’d read these fucking pussy books and orbit. He said the fucking pictures were talking to him.|
6. useless, insignificant.
|It (1987) 804: You don’t have to pick corn or go do some pussy job?|
|Sweet La-La Land (1999) 168: This charge you want to put against Younger is pussy.|
|Pulp Ink [ebook] The black girl [...] said, ‘Fuck you, pussy punk!’.‘Misirlou’ in|