piggy bankpiggy bank
any small savings bank, often one in the form of a pig, with a slot for receiving coins
Origin of piggy bankorigin, originally uncertain or unknown; perhaps ; from Scottish pig, earthenware jar: form and amp; meaning now influenced, influence by pig
A child's coin bank shaped like a pig.
(plural piggy banks)
- A small container, sometimes in the form of a pig, to store small saved coins in. Often the "bank" must be broken open to retrieve the contents.