Pig definition

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Any swine, esp. the unweaned young of the thick-bodied domesticated species (Sus scrofa)
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To give birth to pigs; farrow.
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A mold in which such metal is cast.
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Meat from a pig; pork.
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To bear pigs.
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To live in filth, like a pig.
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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.

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Pig is defined as a greedy or filthy person.

An example of a pig is a person who hoards.

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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.
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A domesticated hog, especially when weighing less than 54 kilograms (120 pounds).
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The edible parts of one of these mammals.
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(informal) A person regarded as being piglike, greedy, or disgusting.
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(derogatory slang) A police officer.
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(slang) A member of the social or political establishment, especially one holding sexist or racist views.
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A crude block of metal, chiefly iron or lead, poured from a smelting furnace.
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Pig iron.
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An oblong casting of iron or other metal poured from the smelting furnace.
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Any of the molds in which these are cast.
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A rude or arrogant person.
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A police officer.
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A domesticated hog, especially when weighing less than 54 kilograms (120 pounds).
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The edible parts of one of these mammals.
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To give birth to pigs; farrow.
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Pretty Intelligence Genius.
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Police In Gear.
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A person regarded as acting or looking like a pig; greedy or filthy person.
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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.
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(slang) in a pig's eye
  • Under no condition; never.
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pig in a poke
  • Something that is offered in a manner that conceals its true nature or value.
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(slang) pig it
  • To live in a piglike fashion.
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buy a pig in a poke
  • to buy, get, or agree to something without sight or knowledge of it in advance
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pig out
  • to eat too much greedily
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pig
Plural:
pigs

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of pig

  • Middle English pigge young pig probably from Old English picga

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition