/ (ˈpʌɡɪ) /

adjective-gier or -giest
  1. NZ sticky, claylike

Origin of puggy

probably from pug ²

Words Nearby puggy

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How to use puggy in a sentence

  • He called it "puggy," which is Scottish for monkey, because it jumped about so.

    Fifty Years of Golf | Horace G. Hutchinson
  • puggy Phillips—hazarding his life by standing on the shiny, slightly curved top of his butcher's cart—made no appropriate answer.

    The Wonder | J. D. Beresford
  • A beautiful late cut that eluded third man and hit the fence with a resounding bang, nearly drove puggy wild with delight.

    The Wonder | J. D. Beresford
  • "One to tie, two to win," breathed puggy as the field changed over, and it was Trigson who had to face the bowling.

    The Wonder | J. D. Beresford
  • A ghost must be hard up, one would think, to visit my puggy; there ought to be an asylum for impoverished spectres.

    Peggy | Laura E. Richards