Definition of “piggy in the middle” - English Dictionary


“piggy in the middle” in English

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piggy in the middlenoun

uk /ˌpɪɡ.i ɪn ðə ˈmɪd.əl/ us /ˌpɪɡ.i ɪn ðə ˈmɪd.əl/ UK

[ U ] US keep away a game in which two people throw a ball to each other over the head of a person who stands between them and tries to catch it

[ C usually singular ] someone who is in a difficult situation between two other people who are arguing

(Definition of “piggy in the middle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)