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piggy

or pig路gie

[ pig-ee ]
/ 藞p瑟g i /
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noun, plural pig路gies.
a small or young pig.
adjective, pig路gi路er, pig路gi路est.
Informal. piggish.
(of a sow) in an advanced state of pregnancy.
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Origin of piggy

1790鈥1800; (def. 1) pig1 + -y2; (defs. 2, 3) pig1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM piggy

pig路gi路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for piggy

piggy
/ (藞p瑟伞瑟) /

noun plural -gies
a child's word for a pig, esp a piglet
piggy in the middle
  1. a children's game in which one player attempts to retrieve a ball thrown over him or her by at least two other players
  2. 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
adjective -gier or -giest
another word for piggish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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