- Damned (used as a mild intensive).
- I can't get this pigging computer to work.
- The action of the verb to pig.
- Present participle of pig.
Variant of pig
nounpl. pigs or pig
- 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
buy a pig in a poke
to buy, get, or agree to something without sight or knowledge of it in advance
Slang to eat in excess or large amounts: often with on