American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A shelter where pigs are kept.
- n. Slang A dirty or very untidy place.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sty or pen for pigs; a pig-pen.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A pigpen.
- n. a pen for swine
“I think I see you — for I try to see you in the flesh as I write these sentences — I think I see you leap at the word pigsty, a hyperbolical expression at the best.”
“I think I see you -- for I try to see you in the flesh as I write these sentences -- I think I see you leap at the word pigsty, a hyperbolical expression at the best.”
“Of course, this doesn't mean you should heed their every command, but if they tell you to clean up the "pigsty" - i.e. your room, it wouldn't hurt.”
“Yes, happily, the pigsty was at the end of the wood-house, and could be reached under cover.”
“The Freaney family lived in a three-bedroom terrace house in Salop Street, Penarth, which Mr Rees described as a "pigsty".”
“Personally, and you can call me naively optimistic, but I'm disappointed he made it back into his "pigsty" of a constituency.”
“For the third time within a month, Stalybridge and Hyde MP and Cabinet Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions, James Purnell has been yet again caught abusing the Parliamentary expenses by claiming £10,143 more for his rent on his London home which he left like a "pigsty".”
“These cottages are in themselves as ugly as possible, resembling a large kind of pigsty; but often, by dint of the verdure on their thatch and the shrubbery clustering about them, they look picturesque.”
“Ireland's bonds set for good run; country has left the 'pigsty”
“All the while, Candlestick Park, built in 1960 and dubbed a "pigsty" by DeBartolo in 1985, degraded.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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Terms used in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy referring to policy issues in the animal husbandry sector.
describing living arrangements from the less-than-stellar, to the sordid
Words that have been smashed together.
It isn't all about fucking cocksuckers. There aren't too many shows on TV that use Wordie words. (So of course it was cancelled.)
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