road hog


: a driver of an automotive vehicle who obstructs others especially by occupying part of another's traffic lane

Examples of road hog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With lanes wide enough for two and sometimes even three bikes, riders are for the most part cordial and careful with nary a road hog in the peloton. Los Angeles Times, 8 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of road hog was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Road hog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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