Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being piggy.

Etymologies

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piggy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I understand that the sight of a pig's foot on the conveyor belt at the checkout line can be a trifle jarring, especially when contrasted with food “products” such as fruit roll-ups, but the essential pigginess—and footiness—of the item serve to remind one of the humble origins of the stuff we put in our mouths.

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  • Next we should look at apartment pools and see them as a similar measure of pigginess.

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  • We picked chopped and reveled in the austere, sour pigginess of the experience.

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  • Judd Apatow has made a career of acknowledging childish piggy males -- and catering to their childish pigginess.

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  • But I figured a little pigginess would complement the apples after all, apples complement pig and I was right.

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  • More than three hundred pounds, six feet long, tusks dirty and broken, nose muddy, and eyes, yes, pig-like in their pigginess.

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  • His lower lip came pursing out like a little shelf and a hitherto unsuspected look of pigginess fattened over his rather plump face.

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  • A tendency to pigginess, as in these youngsters, a tendency to manhood in the prattling and crowing babe, are both hailed as charming: but the full-grown pig! the full-grown man!

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  • She says they grunt only when the stepping is not by accident, and the pigginess is often with the people who help.

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