Definition of pigsty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpɪɡstaɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪɡstaɪ//
    (also sty) (pl. pigsties) (North American English also pigpen
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪɡpen//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪɡpen//
    Animal farming
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  1. 1[countable] a small building or a confined area where pigs are kept See related entries: Animal farming
  2. 2[singular] (informal) a very dirty or untidy place Honestly, this room’s a pigsty!