Definition of piggy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpiɡē/

noun (plural piggies)

(Used by or when talking to children) a pig or piglet.
Example sentences
  • 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.


Resembling a pig, especially in features or appetite: three pairs of little piggy eyes
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with piggy

ciggy, spriggy

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pig·gy

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