hog house


Definition of hog house

: a building in which hogs are housed : pigpen, sty especially : a building with facilities for housing a number of hogs under one roof

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of hog house

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About hog house

Time Traveler for hog house

Time Traveler

The first known use of hog house was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near hog house

hog hook

hog house

hog in

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for hog house

Cite this Entry

“Hog house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20house. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!