- a female given name, form of Margaret.
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Examples from the Web for peggy
Which was issued as the B-Side to Peggy Sue Got Married in 1959.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs
November 17, 2014
Participants included conservative figures Peggy Noonan, Charles Krauthammer, and Bill Kristol.The GOP Has a New Darling, But He Lives in Canada
October 23, 2014
Suddenly I could hear Peggy Lee singing “Is That All There Is?”The Stacks: Pete Dexter on What It’s Like to Lose the Knack of Having Fun
September 20, 2014
My millennial friends have waited in line beside a cluster of Orthodox women in long dark skirts to be seen by Peggy.
I ask Peggy how she learned to size women up so efficiently and effectively.
Peggy really must try your dressmaker—but she's so disappointed!
You must let me beg of you—just like an own daughter and Peggy couldn't think more of a sister!
You spent enough on a wedding gift for Peggy—or was it a promise to spend?
Then I shall be quits with her and with Mrs. Henry and with Peggy.
Peggy is in Europe; the General's going if she's not gone already.
Word Origin and History for peggy
fem. familiar proper name, alteration of Maggie (see Margaret).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper