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See definition of pigsty on Dictionary.com
  • as indump
  • as inhouse
  • as inhovel
  • as insty

synonyms for pigsty

  • shack
  • hole
  • hovel
  • joint
  • mess
  • pigpen
  • shanty
  • slum
  • sty
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How to use pigsty in a sentence

There was once a fisherman who lived with his wife in a pigsty, close by the seaside.
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
Between us and the dwelling house there was a disused pigsty.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
A portrait might have been finished, and with disengaged eyes Evelyn would survey what he would certainly call his pigsty.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
There were two windows: one looked full on the fir-trees; the other on the farm-yard, with the pigsty closing the view.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 68, NO. 421, NOVEMBER 1850VARIOUS
The pigsty soon became too narrow.44 The animals obstructed the farmyard, broke down the fences, and went gnawing at everything.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
Whatever anyone likes to say, it is a much more crowded path than the old trail towards the pigsty.
MY WAR EXPERIENCES IN TWO CONTINENTSSARAH MACNAUGHTAN
He could not see even an occupant of the pigsty suffer without feelings of sympathy.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. V, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 1899VARIOUS
He will lie and deceive like Charles his father, and he will turn his Court into a pigsty, like his grandfather James.
THE COMING OF THE KINGJAMES HOCKING
And he feared that any one of them would crowd him away from the good things that he meant to find beyond the walls of the pigsty.
THE TALE OF GRUNTY PIGARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
I've always had a sort of aptitude for living in a pigsty;—a clean pigsty, you know, with nice fresh bean straw to lie upon.
THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTONANTHONY TROLLOPE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIGSTY

  • hole
  • hovel
  • joint
  • mess
  • pigpen
  • pigsty
  • shack
  • shanty
  • slum
  • sty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.