porky pie

Lie .

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  • porky pie — variant UK US Main entry: porky * * * porky [porky porkies porkier porkiest] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • porky-pie — n British a lie, an untruth. A piece of rhyming slang from London working class speech that surfaced suddenly in the playground and the media and became widely popular at the end of the 1970s. ► I think you ll be finding that William s been… …   Contemporary slang

  • porky pie — See: porky II …   English dictionary

  • Porky pie — a lie (rhyming slang) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • porky pie — Australian Slang a lie (rhyming slang) …   English dialects glossary

  • porky — ► ADJECTIVE (porkier, porkiest) 1) informal fleshy or fat. 2) of or resembling pork. ► NOUN (pl. porkies) (also porky pie) Brit. rhyming slang ▪ a lie …   English terms dictionary

  • porky — I UK [ˈpɔː(r)kɪ] / US [ˈpɔrkɪ] adjective Word forms porky : adjective porky comparative porkier superlative porkiest informal fat II = porky pie porky UK [ˈpɔː(r)kɪ] / US [ˈpɔrkɪ] or porky pie UK / US noun [countable] Word forms porky : singular… …   English dictionary

  • porky — pork|y1 [ˈpo:ki US ˈpo:rki] adj informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: pork] fat often used humorously porky 2 porky2 also porky pie plural porkies n BrE informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Rhyming slang] a lie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • porky — porky1 adjective (porkier, porkiest) 1》 informal fleshy or fat. 2》 of or resembling pork. noun (plural porkies) (also porky pie) Brit. rhyming slang a lie. porky2 noun (plural …   English new terms dictionary

  • porky — 1 adjective informal an insulting word meaning fat 2 noun (C) also porky pie BrE slang a lie …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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