Piggy vs Puggy - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between piggy and puggy
is that piggy
is greedy while puggy
is resembling or characteristic of a pug dog.
As a noun piggy
is (hypocoristic) a pig (the animal).
(hypocoristic) A pig (the animal).
(hypocoristic) A guinea pig.
* 2009 , Elvio Romeo, The Ultimate Guinea Pig Handbook (page 56)
- This little piggy went to market.
(hypocoristic, slang) A toe.
- If you're dead-set on breeding your piggies , here are some things to remember and purchase
(mildly, derogatory) A pig, a greedy person.
- He has such cute piggies !
(derogatory, slang, UK) A member of the police.
- Can't you finish your dinner? You've been a piggy , haven't you?
Resembling or characteristic of a pug dog.
(Australia, New Zealand) sticky, claylike
- a puggy nose