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
We need to cut the pork out of the federal budget.
Origin 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
: the meat of a pig used for food
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