pig of a

Definition of pig of a

British, informal

  1. :  very difficult I had a pig of a day at work.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a young domesticated swine usually weighing less than 120 pounds (50 kilograms) — compare hog 1a

    :  a wild or domesicated swine regardless of age or weight

    :  pork

  1. :  farrow

    :  to live like a pig

    :  farrow

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