1

whole hog

noun

Definition of whole hog

  1. :  the whole way or farthest limit —usually used adverbially in the phrase go the whole hog

1825

First Known Use of whole hog

1825


2

whole hog

adverb

Definition of whole hog

  1. :  to the fullest extent :  without reservation :  completely <accepting whole hog the standards … of the majority — R. B. Kaplan>

1840

First Known Use of whole hog

1840

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