A baby pig.
- The definition of a pig is a farm animal with hoofed feet, short prickly hair and a long snout.
An example of pig is where the meat pork comes from.
- Pig is defined as a greedy or filthy person.
An example of a pig is a person who hoards.
nounpl. pigs or
- any swine, esp. the unweaned young of the thick-bodied domesticated species (Sus scrofa)
- meat from a pig; pork
- a person regarded as acting or looking like a pig; greedy or filthy person
Origin of pigfrom the shape or size
- an oblong casting of iron or other metal poured from the smelting furnace
- any of the molds in which these are cast
- pig iron
- a slatternly or sluttish woman
- a rude or arrogant person
- a police officer: a derogatory term
Origin of pigMiddle English pigge, origin, originally , young pig (replacing Old English swin) from Old English an unverified form picga, as in picgbread, mast, pig's food
intransitive verbpigged, pig′ging
- to bear pigs
- to live in filth, like a pig: usually with it
buy a pig in a poke
to buy, get, or agree to something without sight or knowledge of it in advance
Slang to eat too much greedily: often with on
- a. Any of various mammals of the family Suidae, having short legs, hooves with two weight-bearing toes, bristly hair, and a cartilaginous snout used for digging, including the domesticated hog (Sus scrofa subsp. domestica syn. S. domesticus) and wild species such as the bushpig.b. A domesticated hog, especially when weighing less than 54 kilograms (120 pounds).c. The edible parts of one of these mammals.
- a. Informal A person regarded as being piglike, greedy, or disgusting.b. Derogatory Slang A police officer.c. Slang A member of the social or political establishment, especially one holding sexist or racist views.
- a. A crude block of metal, chiefly iron or lead, poured from a smelting furnace.b. A mold in which such metal is cast.c. Pig iron.
intransitive verbpigged, pig·ging, pigs
To give birth to pigs; farrow.Phrasal Verbs: pig out Slang To eat ravenously; gorge oneself: pigged out on cake.
Origin of pigMiddle English pigge young pig probably from Old English picga
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