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Pig meaning

pig - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
  2. 2. give birth; " sows farrow"
  3. 3. eat greedily; " he devoured three sandwiches"
  4. 4. A piggin.
  5. 5. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.
  6. 6. Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.
  7. 7. An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.
  8. 8. One who is hoggish; a greedy person.
  9. 9. To bring forth ( pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.
  10. 10. To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.
  11. 11. A young swine; mass of cast metal.
  12. 12. To bring forth pigs; huddle together as pigs.

pig - examples of usage

  1. In vain did they wait, in the hope of recovering the pig. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Well, it fair frightened my old man, an' I says ter 'im, " I'll charge yer," an' although I was bleedin' like a bloomin' pig I shook my fist at 'im, an' I says, " I'll charge ye- see if I don't!" - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. Now, a good deal of this refuse is the remains of imperfect cooking- masses of soddened cabbage, part of which only is eaten, and the rest stored for the pig or thrown into the ditch. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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