Definition of pig Latin in English:

pig Latin


mass noun
  • A secret language formed from English by transferring the initial consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding a vocalic syllable (usually /eɪ/): so igpay atinlay.

    • ‘It's like pig Latin, trying to figure out what he's trying to say.’
    • ‘And she didn't even include the pig Latin she picked up serving as an elementary school crossing guard.’
    • ‘This is one where she sings ‘We're in the Money’ in pig Latin.’
    • ‘You've practiced your lines so many times you could say them backward… in pig Latin… while juggling kiwis.’
    • ‘Yes, it is amazing that someone can be inept at speaking pig Latin, but I am.’