piggy bank

noun
|Updated on: 29 Jun 2018

Definition of piggy bank

: a coin bank often in the shape of a pig

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1917

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PIGGY BANK Defined for English Language Learners

piggy bank

Definition of piggy bank for English Language Learners

  • : a container that is often shaped like a pig with a narrow opening in the top and that is used for saving coins


PIGGY BANK Defined for Kids

piggy bank

noun \ ˈpi-gē- \

Definition of piggy bank for Students

: a container for keeping coins that is often in the shape of a pig

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