- a small or young pig.
- Informal. piggish.
- (of a sow) in an advanced state of pregnancy.
Origin of piggy
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Examples from the Web for piggy
I remember her showing me how to turn a bleach bottle into a piggy bank for saving pennies.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election
January 23, 2014
According to the feds, Price used the bank as, well, a piggy bank.First Rule of the Fake Dead Bankers Club: Stay Gone
January 3, 2014
Piggy fell 40 feet and landed on his back across the square red rock in the sea.
Piggy, saying nothing, with no time for even a grunt, traveled through the air sideways from the rock, turning over as he went.
“I honestly have no idea why people are so fascinated with phallic imagery or phalluses in general,” said Piggy.Penis Pics: Behind the Instagram Account That Looks Like a Dick
August 14, 2013
"But piggy's velly dirty," said she, wiping her lips on her apron.Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's
This was too much for Piggy, and he ran out of the line and closed with the bully.
Now, Stumpton, set to work, and cut a leg of pork off piggy.
That was more than a week ago; and piggy has staid at home since then.
These tusks are Piggy's weapons, and very good ones they are.The Burgess Animal Book for Children
Thornton W. Burgess
- a child's word for a pig, esp a piglet
- piggy in the middle
- a children's game in which one player attempts to retrieve a ball thrown over him or her by at least two other players
- a situation in which a person or group is caught up in a disagreement between other people or groups
- a child's word for toe or, sometimes, finger
- another word for piggish
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Word Origin and History for piggy
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