Definition of peggy in English:

peggy

nounplural noun peggies

nautical slang
  • A steward in a ship's mess (often used as a form of address).

Pronunciation

peggy

/ˈpeɡē/ /ˈpɛɡi/

Origin

Early 20th century (earlier denoting an effeminate man): alteration of Meggy, pet form of the given name Margaret.