piggy bank


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piggy bank

n.
1. A child's coin bank shaped like a pig.
2. A reserve of money; savings: "Washington is slipping back into one of its intermittent debates about whether it is time to raid the national piggy bank" (Matthew Wald).

piggy bank

n
(Banking & Finance) a child's coin bank shaped like a pig with a slot for coins

pig′gy bank`


n.
a small bank, usu. having the shape of a pig, provided with a slot to receive coins.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piggy bank - a child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)piggy bank - a child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)
coin bank, money box, savings bank, bank - a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home; "the coin bank was empty"
Translations
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The good news is that two thirds of children save the money, either in a piggy bank or savings account.
The good news is that two-thirds of children save the money, either in a piggy bank or savings account.
Anyone who finds one can return the piggy bank to a local Peoples Bank branch for a prize, and to be entered into a drawing for one of six grand prizes.
Fathers tend to take more than mothers, and are also less likely to top their child's piggy bank back up afterwards.
Now, fans can feed him their loose change with this new piggy bank from Studio Ghibli.
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Some 46% of parents of children aged between four and 16 years old said they have taken cash from their child's piggy bank stash, a survey from Nationwide Savings has found.
The Yoyo and the Piggy Bank is an educational picturebook designed to teach children about the basics of earning, counting, and saving money in a piggy bank.
Every week, when I get my allowance, I skim the same small amount off the top and save it in my piggy bank.
The new Piggy Bank is a classic slot featuring three Bonus Reels above the main game and a Pick a Pig bonus feature that awards up to 50X the triggering bet.
It was a big piggy bank that many people used, to do whatever they wanted to fulfil their dreams," said Andri Antoniadou, the administrator handling the bank's resolution.
But today the pottery piggy bank is only used for decoration, and it has become mere tradition.