pig latin

noun, often capitalized L

Definition of pig latin

: a jargon that is made by systematic alteration of English (such as ipskay the ointjay for skip the joint)

First Known Use of pig latin

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Pig latin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pig%20latin. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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