Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: piggy
IPA transcription: [p'ɪɡi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine, swinish
    Meaning: resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: piglet, piggy, shoat, shote
    Meaning: a young pig
Usage examples
  • "Piggy, piggy, piggy!" he called, but no piggy came, and then he knew his pig had been stolen.
  • He caught it, too, just as it ran out of doors, and gave it such a kick that piggy lay for dead on the spot.