pig Latin

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pig Latin (uncountable)

  1. A type of wordplay in which (English) words are altered by moving the leading phonetic of a word to the end and appending -ay - however, if the word begins with a vowel then "-way" is suffixed with no leading phonetic change.
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"please be quiet or I'll cry" becomes "ease-play e-bay iet-quay or-way I'll-way y-cray"

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