(redirected from Porgie)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Porgie: Georgie Porgie
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sparidae - porgiesSparidae - porgies; scups      
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
sparid, sparid fish - spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth
genus Pagrus, Pagrus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Pagellus, Pagellus - sea breams
Archosargus, genus Archosargus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Lagodon, Lagodon - a genus of Sparidae
genus Calamus, Calamus - a genus of Sparidae
Chrysophrys, genus Chrysophrys - Australian snapper
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
While the chubby canine has won admirers for his impressive size and the nickname 'Georgie Porgie', it is no laughing matter.
George the Alaskan malamute - nicknamed Georgie Porgie - weighs a whopping 11st after piling on the puppy fat on his junk food diet.
Confirmed stalls include Glamorgan Brewing Company, Snowdonia Cheese Co Ltd, Chock Shop, Georgie Porgie Puddings, The Melted Cheese Company, Bang-on Brewery, Our Crafty Cwtch, BitsCycle, Ocean Pebble Art, The Crafty Badgers, Reflective Images, Cambrian Mill, and Bobbi - Handmade Children's Clothes.
Georgie Porgie is believed to be George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, lover to both King James I and Anne of Austria, the Queen Consort of France who was married to the French King Louis XIII.
Humpty Dumpty was a cannon used in the Civil War, Baa Baa Black Sheep referred to a medieval wool tax, Georgie Porgie was the Prince Regent, who became George IV, an obese royal of more than 17 stone with a waist of 50 inches, who nonetheless liked the ladies.
CHRISTMAS PUDDINGS Georgie Porgie's Puddings sells handmade Christmas puddings ranging from PS4 for a small one up to PS30 for a giant one.
Eric Thimba and Porgie Gachui co-founders of Mookh (, a digital payments start-up.
JORGIE PORGIE Jorgie Porter and, below, with Roxanne Pallet
In his short story "Georgie Porgie" (1888), for example, Rudyard Kipling wrote that:
She also just released a new track with Georgie Porgie on the Music Plant Group Label titled, Rise Again!
They are all like: Georgie Porgie, Puddin' and Pie, Kissed the girls and made them cry, When the boys came out to play, Georgie Porgie ran away.