pigsty

noun
pig·​sty | \ ˈpig-ˌstī How to pronounce pigsty (audio) \

Definition of pigsty

: pigpen

Synonyms for pigsty

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Examples of pigsty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bussi is unshaven and slovenly, living in a pigsty apartment and driving a Pontiac. Jay Weissberg, Variety, 17 Aug. 2021 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of pigsty

1580, in the meaning defined above

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“Pigsty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigsty. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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pigsty

noun
pig·​sty | \ ˈpig-ˌstī How to pronounce pigsty (audio) \

Kids Definition of pigsty

: pigpen

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