A made-up language formed from English by transferring the initial consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding a vocalic syllable (usually /ˈpig ˌlatn/: so chicken soup would be translated to ickenchay oupsay. Pig Latin is typically spoken playfully, as if to convey secrecy.
More example sentences
- Yes, it is amazing that someone can be inept at speaking pig Latin, but I am.
- This is one where she sings ‘We're in the Money’ in pig Latin.
- You've practiced your lines so many times you could say them backward… in pig Latin… while juggling kiwis.
Definition of pig Latin in:
- The British & World English dictionary