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1.
A term referring to a piggy-bank meaning;

1. To literally shake a piggy-bank to collect the coins within or;

2. To figuratively not spend any money in a situation that would normally require it (i.e. A penny pincher, tight fisted, cheap, ) or;

3. You could "shake someone's pig" by continuously bumming money/food off of them.

Generally reserved for people who are poor or broke.
Crap I'm out of gas money! Guess it's time to shake the pig.

I have no money for gas, so I'm going to shake Jake's pig and get a ride to the mall.

I'm going to have to shake the pig this winter cus' I'm not paying for heat!
by J.S.H.T. October 04, 2010