from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A little pig.
  • adjective Piggish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun hypocoristic A pig (the animal).
  • noun hypocoristic A guinea pig.
  • noun hypocoristic, slang A toe.
  • noun mildly derogatory A pig, a greedy person.
  • noun derogatory, slang, UK A member of the police.
  • adjective greedy
  • adjective slovenly, dirty


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  • Is there anything cuter than a piggy?

    Yes probably.


    October 22, 2008