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pig

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1pig

noun, often attributive \ˈpig\

Definition of PIG

1
a :  a young domesticated swine not yet sexually mature; broadly :  a wild or domestic swine
b :  an animal related to or resembling the pig
2
a :  pork
b :  the dressed carcass of a young swine weighing less than 130 pounds (60 kilograms)
c :  pigskin
3
:  a dirty, gluttonous, or repulsive person
4
:  a crude casting of metal (as iron)
5
slang :  an immoral woman
6
slang usually disparaging :  police officer
pig·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of PIG

  1. Don't be a pig. Say excuse me after you burp.
  2. <all-you-can-eat buffets seem to encourage some people to become shameless pigs>

Origin of PIG

Middle English pigge
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with PIG

2pig

verb
piggedpig·ging

Definition of PIG

intransitive verb
1
:  farrow
2
:  to live like a pig <pig it>
transitive verb
:  farrow

First Known Use of PIG

15th century

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