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puggy

noun pug·gy \ ˈpəgē , -gi \

Definition of puggy

plural -es
2 Scottish :monkey

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Origin and Etymology of puggy

2pug + -y (noun suffix)


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puggy

adjective \ " \

Definition of puggy

-er/-est
:puggish 2

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Origin and Etymology of puggy

2pug + -y (adjective suffix)


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puggy

adjective \ " \

Definition of puggy

1 dialectal, England :perspiring or causing perspiration :sweaty
2 dialectal, British :clammy, damp, and sticky
  • tuberous plants won't do well in soggy, puggy soils
  • Sydney (Australia) Bulletin

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Origin and Etymology of puggy

English dialect pug to sweat + -y


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puggy

noun pug·gy
variants: or less commonly puggi \ˈpəgē\

Definition of puggy

plural puggies
:tracker; especially :a member of a caste in India trained to track criminals by their footprints

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Origin and Etymology of puggy

Hindi pagī, from pag foot


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