pigpen

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noun pig·pen \-ˌpen\

Definition of pigpen

  1. 1 :  a pen for pigs

  2. 2 :  a dirty slovenly place

Examples of pigpen in a sentence

  1. Their house is a real pigpen.

  2. <your room is a pigpen—so clean it up!>

1803

First Known Use of pigpen

1803


PIGPEN Defined for Kids

pigpen

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noun pig·pen \ˈpig-ˌpen\

Definition of pigpen for Students

  1. 1 :  a place where pigs are kept

  2. 2 :  a dirty or messy place



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