Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

Peggy

[peg-ee] /ˈpɛg i/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Margaret.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Peggy
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Peggy really must try your dressmaker—but she's so disappointed!

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • You must let me beg of you—just like an own daughter and Peggy couldn't think more of a sister!

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • Then I shall be quits with her and with Mrs. Henry and with Peggy.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • You spent enough on a wedding gift for Peggy—or was it a promise to spend?

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • Peggy is in Europe; the General's going if she's not gone already.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
Word Origin and History for Peggy

fem. familiar proper name, alteration of Maggie (see Margaret).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Peggy

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Peggy

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for peggy