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hoggish

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adjective hog·gish \ˈhȯ-gish, ˈhä-\

Definition of hoggish

  1. :  grossly selfish, gluttonous, or filthy

hog·gish·ly adverb
hog·gish·ness noun


Examples of hoggish

  1. <was feeling hoggish after the hike and ate the whole bag of cookies>



15th Century

First Known Use of hoggish

15th century


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