[ fig-ee ]

adjective,fig·gi·er, fig·gi·est.
  1. containing figs: a figgy cake.

Origin of figgy

First recorded in 1540–50; fig1 + -y1

Words Nearby figgy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use figgy in a sentence

  • Just as Maggie is radically make, so is figgy related to fake.

    Archaic England | Harold Bayley
  • A plum-cake is always called a figgy cake in Devonshire, where raisins are denominated figs, and hence the term.

    Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales | David Goodger (
  • Madge figgy tried hard to laugh away their fears and cheer them up.

    Cornwall's Wonderland | Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Madge figgy, as you already know, spent most of her life in injuring someone.

    Cornwall's Wonderland | Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • One particularly stormy day, Madge figgy sat in her great chair in high glee.

    Cornwall's Wonderland | Mabel Quiller-Couch