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Definition of "piggish" [pig•gish]

  • Greedy: a piggish appetite. (adjective)
  • Stubborn; pigheaded. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "piggish" in a sentence
  • "Julian sounded like "zhu nian", hence he was sometimes called piggish face."
  • "The bacon-flavored themes probably aren't purposefully repetitive, but that's OK because these seemingly unrelated story lines share a common bond: They are each part of what might be called piggish capitalism - an economic theory that mixes subsidization, consolidation and deregulation - and it endangers us all."
  • "The bacon-flavored themes probably aren't purposefully repetitive, but that's OK because these seemingly unrelated story lines share a common bond: They are each part of what might be called piggish capitalism-an economic theory that mixes subsidization, consolidation and deregulation and that now endangers us all."