porker

noun pork·er \ ˈpȯr-kər \

Definition of porker

1 : hog; especially : a young pig fattened for table use as fresh pork
2 : one resembling a fattened pig : fatty

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First Known Use of porker

circa 1568


PORKER Defined for English Language Learners

porker

noun

Definition of porker for English Language Learners

  • : a very fat pig used for food

  • : a fat person


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