Meaning of PIGGYBACK in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pɪgibæk ]
( piggybacks, piggybacking, piggybacked)
If you give someone a piggyback , you carry them high on your back, supporting them under their knees.
They give each other piggy-back rides.
Piggyback is also an adverb.
My father carried me up the hill, piggyback.
ADV : ADV after v
If you piggyback on something that someone else has thought of or done, you use it to your advantage.
I was just piggybacking on Stokes’s idea...
They are piggybacking onto developed technology.
VERB : V on n , V onto n , also V
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006