Gung Hay Fat Choy! “Pigsney”

A.Word.A.Day–pigsney

maybe one day i’ll find a love who will call me pigsney.

This week’s theme: porcine words to mark the Chinese new year.

pigsney (PIGZ-nee) noun

1. A sweetheart. 2. An eye, especially a small one.

[From Middle English piggesnye (pig’s eye).]

-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)

This was the Wordsmith word of the day in my inbox the day after I came home from Chile.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s