from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A little pig.
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- n. A pig (the animal).
- n. A guinea pig.
- n. A toe.
- n. A pig, a greedy person.
- n. A member of the police.
- adj. greedy
- adj. slovenly, dirty
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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.