road hog


Definition of road hog

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

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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, "Copenhagen has taken bicycle commuting to a whole new level," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of road hog

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of road hog was in 1887

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“Road hog.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of road hog

informal + disapproving : someone who drives a vehicle in a way that blocks other drivers

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