Definition of moggie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmäɡē/
(also moggy)

noun (plural moggies)

British informal
A cat, especially one that does not have a pedigree or is otherwise unremarkable: I have three other cats (two moggies and one Bengal/Tonkinese cross)
More example sentences
  • Boots the marmalade moggie got his marching orders from the Rose And Crown when he popped in for a beer.
  • True, Leroy is more of a small leopard than a domestic moggy, but surely these three moggies could outflank him and make him overextend his supply chain or something.
  • The little moggy, who is believed to be between two or three years old was found in the Parks area by a RSPCA collection officer.


Late 17th century: variant of Maggie, pet form of the given name Margaret.

  • This informal word for a cat is a variant of Maggie, a pet form of the name Margaret.

Words that rhyme with moggie

boggy, cloggy, doggy, foggy, froggy, groggy, smoggy, soggy

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Syllabification: mog·gie

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