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piggish

[ pig-ish ]
/ ˈpɪg ɪʃ /
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adjective
resembling a pig, especially in being slovenly, greedy, or gluttonous: piggish table manners.
(of food portions) indecently large.
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Origin of piggish

First recorded in 1810–20; pig1 + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM piggish

pig·gish·ly, adverbpig·gish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for piggish

piggish
/ (ˈpɪɡɪʃ) /

adjective
like a pig, esp in appetite or manners
informal, mainly British obstinate or mean

Derived forms of piggish

piggishly, adverbpiggishness, noun
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