variants or less commonly hogging
plural -s
: a material composed of screenings or siftings of gravel or of a mixture of loam, coarse sand, and fine gravel

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hoggin was in 1793

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!

Dictionary Entries Near hoggin

Cite this Entry

“Hoggin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoggin. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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