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verb [intransitive/transitive] informal piggyback pronunciation in American English /ˈpɪɡiˌbæk/
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present tense
present participlepiggybacking
past tensepiggybacked
past participlepiggybacked
  1. if one thing piggybacks on another, it uses it, is based on it, or takes advantage of it

    A nonsecured network could lead to a lot more than a neighbor piggybacking on your Wi-Fi for free.

    This test is being piggybacked off another national survey.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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