Definition of piggery in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpiɡ(ə)rē/

noun (plural piggeries)

1A farm where pigs are bred or kept.
Example sentences
  • That said, of course the other area of factory farming is intensive piggeries, and broiler farms.
  • Mr Nielsen, who runs a piggery and asparagus farm, claimed he had been unable to harvest 30 per cent of his asparagus, worth $1 million, due to a shortage of pickers.
  • Its annoyance results in the reduction of milk and or meat production in dairy, poultry and piggery farms.
1.1A pigpen.
2Behavior regarded as characteristic of pigs in greed or unpleasantness.
Example sentences
  • The club secretary remained calm in the face of this assault on male chauvinist piggery.
  • Good news on the pedometer - I should probably keep using mine, since I keep lapsing into moments of utter piggery.
  • You're oblivious to the piggery of it.

Words that rhyme with piggery

priggery, whiggery

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pig·ger·y

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