[ pig-mee ]
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noun, adjectiveplural Pig·mies,

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How to use Pigmy in a sentence

  • Children, in brilliant night robes, run to the verandas to see the early sun; cocks strut in Pigmy gardens.

    The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • Sunshine fell thick upon the garden, and warmed even the lazy gold-fish in their Pigmy lake.

    The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • Cortes on his lonely peak in Darien was a Pigmy discoverer beside the child eating his first spoonful of ice-cream.

    Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
  • The diners looked out on the Pigmy furnace smokestacks punctuating the dun smoke-mist.

    Mountain | Clement Wood
  • The height was prodigious; the crowds walking about below were of Pigmy size.

British Dictionary definitions for Pigmy


/ (ˈpɪɡmɪ) /

nounplural -mies
  1. a variant spelling of Pygmy

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