hog in armor

: one self-conscious or ill at ease in fine clothes

Word History

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hog in armor was in 1659

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“Hog in armor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20in%20armor. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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