piggy bank

noun

Definition of piggy bank

: a coin bank often in the shape of a pig

Examples of piggy bank in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Harris will also visit Martha’s Vineyard—a frequent summertime home of the political elite and a perennial piggy bank for politicians—for Democratic fundraisers later on Thursday. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 3 Aug. 2022 The Pig Slide, at Sue Wetley Court near the Compeer Financial Discovery Barnyard, bills itself as the world's largest piggy bank. Amy Schwabe, Journal Sentinel, 15 July 2022 This happened more than two decades after a federal judge rendered the other end of the freeway DOA, sealing up the piggy bank on buying property to extend the 710 through El Sereno, South Pasadena and Pasadena to join up with the Foothill Freeway. Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2022 Many economists have long equated this money to savings in a piggy bank, which in turn correspond to investments made abroad in the real economy. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 4 Mar. 2022 But Caruso has been dipping into a piggy bank the size of Crypto.com Arena. Steve Lopezcolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 28 May 2022 The upcoming fourth season of Netflix hit Stranger Things apparently sent the company piggy bank straight to the Upside Down. Brigid Kennedy, The Week, 21 Apr. 2022 Many economists have long equated this money to savings in a piggy bank, which in turn correspond to investments made abroad in the real economy. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 4 Mar. 2022 New Hampshire fifth grader Jackson Gilchrist felt the call to give back to his community by donating his entire piggy bank funds to his local fire department. Fox News, 6 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of piggy bank

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piggy bank was in 1917

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14 Aug 2022

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“Piggy bank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piggy%20bank. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for piggy bank

piggy bank

noun
\ ˈpi-gē- \

Kids Definition of piggy bank

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

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