go (the) whole hog

Definition of go (the) whole hog

informal

  1. :  to do something in a very thorough and complete way If we're going to have a party, we might as well go the whole hog and hire a band.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

wholeplay
  1. :  free of wound or injury :  unhurt

    :  recovered from a wound or injury :  restored

    :  being healed

  1. :  a complete amount or sum :  a number, aggregate, or totality lacking no part, member, or element

    :  something constituting a complex unity :  a coherent system or organization of parts fitting or working together as one

  1. :  wholly, entirely

    :  as a complete entity

  1. :  a domesticated swine especially when weighing more than 120 pounds (54 kilograms) — compare pig 1a

    :  any of various animals related to the domesticated swine

    :  a young unshorn sheep

  1. :  to cut (a horse's mane) short :  roach

    :  to cause to arch

    :  to take in excess of one's due


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