[pif-ling] /ˈpɪf lɪŋ/
of little worth; trifling; piddling:
[pif-uh l] /ˈpɪf əl/ Informal.
nonsense, as trivial or senseless talk.
verb (used without object), piffled, piffling.
to talk nonsense.
nonsense: to talk piffle
(intransitive) to talk or behave feebly
1847, of unknown origin, perhaps an alteration of trifle, by influence of piddle, etc. Or perhaps imitative of a puff of air, with a diminutive suffix. As a noun by 1890.
A mild exclamation of disbelief, contradiction, rejection, etc (1914+)
Nonsense; baloney, bunk: the kind of piffle actors have to go up against (1890+)
[pig] /pɪg/ noun 1. a young swine of either sex, especially a domestic hog, Sus scrofa, weighing less than 120 pounds (220 kg) 2. any wild or domestic swine. 3. the flesh of swine; pork. 4. Informal. a person of piggish character, behavior, or habits, as one who is gluttonous, very fat, greedy, selfish, or […]
[French pee-gal] /French piˈgal/ noun 1. .
noun, Metallurgy. 1. a bed of sand for molding pigs into which molten metal is poured. noun 1. a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
[pig-boht] /ˈpɪgˌboʊt/ noun, Older Slang. 1. a submarine. noun A submarine: the archaic ”pigboat” of the First World War (WWI Navy)