American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A little pig.
“However, as I was shaping them, the doughs seem to have a mind of their own, and some decided they should be piggy and bears,some wanted to be a hybrid of piggy+ bears, and the rest, hybrid of dog + piggy...”
“I was never paid or offered a contract, so I assume that somehow I got lost in the shuffle and that piggy is free to go back to market.”
“As for Great Britain piggy-backing on American ideas.”
“These claims are sometimes called piggy back claims as the men "piggy back" on the successful women's claims.”
“This is what I call our piggy car," says she, "for we can never ask but one other person at a time.”
“However, I do promote earphones, and you can see pictured above Mickey Mouse earbuds, but if that’s not quite your thing, can I interest you in piggy-shaped ones?”
“But by 2006, the majority of second liens had become so-called piggy-back mortgages taken along with the first mortgage to fund down payments and avoid paying mortgage insurance.”
“If you're making a down payment smaller than 20 percent of the purchase price, you'll have to buy mortgage insurance or else take a second loan (called a piggy-back).”
“I would never ever do what's called a piggy back loan.”
“Some have said that the civil rights movement gave rise to so called piggy-backed movements - women's rights, old people's rights, ethnic and immigrant rights, children's rights and a host of their human concerns.”
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Typical words from Beatles song titles. Can you recreate the titles?
(Grammatical words have been omitted)
HEE OK LETS DO IT! I'm v.v. excited! (with thanks to whichbe, Lampbane, bilby, effigy, frogapplause, and fredrx!)
Words from my favorite holiday movie, A Christmas Story.
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