piggish

adjective pig·gish \ ˈpi-gish \

Definition of piggish

1 : of, relating to, or suggestive of a pig
  • a piggish snort
2 : having qualities associated with a pig

piggishly

adverb

piggishness

noun

Examples of piggish in a Sentence

  1. a piggish demand for more money

  2. He has a piggish attitude toward women.

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First Known Use of piggish

1742

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PIGGISH Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of piggish for English Language Learners

  • : greedy, offensive, or unpleasant



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