pigpen

noun
pig·pen | \ˈpig-ˌpen \

Definition of pigpen 

1 : a pen for pigs

2 : a dirty slovenly place

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Synonyms for pigpen

Synonyms

dump, hole, pigsty, shambles, sty

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Examples of pigpen in a Sentence

Their house is a real pigpen. your room is a pigpen—so clean it up!

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Now on the same day Zuck had cleaned out the pigpen, and luckily was still wearing high boots. Longreads, "At War With the Rat Army," 22 May 2017

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First Known Use of pigpen

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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pig of a

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pigs' feet

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pigpen

noun
pig·pen | \ˈpig-ˌpen \

Kids Definition of pigpen

1 : a place where pigs are kept

2 : a dirty or messy place

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