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piggy

Syllabification: pig·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈpiɡē
 
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Definition of piggy in English:

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.

adjective

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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

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