Definition of piggy in English:


Syllabification: pig·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈpigē

noun (plural piggies)

  • (Used by or when talking to children) a pig or piglet.
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    • No, darling, that has nothing to do with piggies.
    • ‘I don't sing three little piggies go to market,’ says Sarah.
    • I know a bunch of the piggies ' secrets and I feel happy about that.


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  • Resembling a pig, especially in features or appetite: three pairs of little piggy eyes
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    • Up and down the country, arts faculties swarm with undergraduates pretending to be overeducated comedians pretending to be in-bred shopkeepers with little piggy noses.
    • The presenter was one of those creepy guys with piggy eyes, moist hands and a face that just ached to be slapped.
    • ‘You should always read Chaucer aloud,’ said a young woman with long frizzy hair, little piggy eyes behind little pink piggy spectacles and an overbearingly loud voice.

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