noun see moggy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • moggie — variant UK US Main entry: moggy * * * moggie see moki2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • moggie — (also moggy) ► NOUN (pl. moggies) Brit. informal ▪ a cat. ORIGIN variant of Maggie, familiar form of the given name Margaret …   English terms dictionary

  • Moggie — This famous Gaelic surname recorded in the various spellings of Magee, MacGee, Mc Gee, MacGhee, McGoey, McGahy, Mogey, Moggy, Moggie, MacGhie, and possibly others, is Manx, Irish, and Scottish. It derives from Mag , an early spelling of Mac ,… …   Surnames reference

  • moggie — moggy UK [ˈmɒɡɪ] / US [ˈmɑɡɪ] or moggie UK / US noun [countable] Word forms moggy : singular moggy plural moggies British informal a cat …   English dictionary

  • moggie — n British a cat. Moggy was originally a term of endearment or familiarity for any ani mal. In northern English dialect it was used to designate e.g. a mouse, calf or cat. The exact etymology of the word is uncertain; it may be from the Norse magi …   Contemporary slang

  • moggie — see moggy …   English dictionary

  • moggie — n. (British slang) pussycat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moggie — (also moggy) noun (plural moggies) Brit. informal a cat. Origin C17: var. of Maggie, familiar form of the given name Margaret …   English new terms dictionary

  • moggie — noun (C) BrE informal a cat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • moggie — Noun. 1. A cat. Also spelt moggy. 2. A mouse. W. Lancs use 3. A Morris Minor (car) …   English slang and colloquialisms

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