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piggynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpɪɡ.i/ child's word
a ​pig: Look at those ​cute little piggies, James!

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piggyadjective

uk   us   /ˈpɪɡ.i/ informal disapproving
(Definition of piggy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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piggynoun [C]

(also piggie)  us   /ˈpɪɡ·i/ a child’s word
pig
(Definition of piggy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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