Simple Definition of pork
: the meat of a pig that is used for food
: government money that is spent on projects done to help the political careers of elected officials
Full Definition of pork
1 : the fresh or salted flesh of swine when dressed for food
2 : government funds, jobs, or favors distributed by politicians to gain political advantage
Examples of pork in a sentence
We need to cut the pork out of the federal budget.
Origin and Etymology of pork
Middle English, from Anglo-French porc pig, from Latin porcus — more at farrow
First Known Use: 14th century
PORK Defined for Kids
Definition of pork for Students
: the meat of a pig used for food
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