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Definitions of porkies

porkies

Definitions

plural noun

  1. see porky

porky1  (ˈpɔːkɪ

Definitions

adjective

Word forms:   porkier,  porkiest
  1. belonging to or characteristic of pork   ⇒ a porky smell
  2. (informal) fat; obese

Derived Forms

ˈporkiness  noun

porky2  (ˈpɔːkɪ

Definitions

noun

Word forms:   plural porkies
  1. (mainly British & Australian, slang) a lie Also called: pork pie

Word Origin

from rhyming slang pork pie lie

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