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pig

 (pĭg)
n.
1.
a. Any of various mammals of the family Suidae, having short legs, hooves with two weight-bearing toes, bristly hair, and a cartilaginous snout used for digging, including the domesticated hog (Sus scrofa subsp. domestica syn. S. domesticus) and wild species such as the bushpig.
b. A domesticated hog, especially when weighing less than 54 kilograms (120 pounds).
c. The edible parts of one of these mammals.
2.
a. Informal A person regarded as being piglike, greedy, or disgusting.
b. Derogatory Slang A police officer.
c. Slang A member of the social or political establishment, especially one holding sexist or racist views.
3.
a. A crude block of metal, chiefly iron or lead, poured from a smelting furnace.
b. A mold in which such metal is cast.
c. Pig iron.
intr.v. pigged, pig·ging, pigs
To give birth to pigs; farrow.
Phrasal Verb:
pig out Slang
To eat ravenously; gorge oneself: pigged out on cake.
Idioms:
in a pig's eye Slang
Under no condition; never.
pig in a poke
Something that is offered in a manner that conceals its true nature or value.
pig it Slang
To live in a piglike fashion.

[Middle English pigge, young pig, probably from Old English *picga.]

pig

(pɪɡ)
n
1. (Animals) any artiodactyl mammal of the African and Eurasian family Suidae, esp Sus scrofa (domestic pig), typically having a long head with a movable snout, a thick bristle-covered skin, and, in wild species, long curved tusks
2. (Agriculture) a domesticated pig weighing more than 120 pounds (54 kg).
3. informal a dirty, greedy, or bad-mannered person
4. (Cookery) the meat of swine; pork
5. (Law) derogatory a slang word for policeman
6. (Metallurgy)
a. a mass of metal, such as iron, copper, or lead, cast into a simple shape for ease of storing or transportation
b. a mould in which such a mass of metal is formed
7. informal Brit something that is difficult or unpleasant
8. (Tools) an automated device propelled through a duct or pipeline to clear impediments or check for faults, leaks, etc
9. a pig in a poke something bought or received without prior sight or knowledge
10. make a pig of oneself informal to overindulge oneself
11. on the pig's back Irish and NZ successful; established: he's on the pig's back now.
vb, pigs, pigging or pigged
12. (Zoology) (intr) (of a sow) to give birth
13. (intr) informal Also: pig it to live in squalor
14. (tr) informal to devour (food) greedily
[C13 pigge, of obscure origin]

pig

(pɪg)

n., v. pigged, pig•ging. n.
1. a young swine of either sex, esp. a domestic hog, Sus scrofa, weighing less than 120 lb. (54 kg).
2. any wild or domestic swine.
3. the flesh of swine; pork.
4. a person who is gluttonous, greedy, or slovenly.
5. Slang: Disparaging. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a police officer.)
6.
a. an oblong mass of metal that has been run while still molten into a mold of sand or the like.
b. one of the molds for such masses of metal.
c. metal in the form of such masses.
v.i.
7. to bring forth pigs; farrow.
8. pig out, Slang. to overindulge in eating: We pigged out on pizza last night.
[1175–1225; Middle English pigge young pig, of obscure orig.]
usage: Definition 6 is used with disparaging intent.
swine, hog, pig - Swine is the collective (and ancestral) term for domesticated pigs and hogs; a hog is 120 pounds or more and ready for market, while a pig is immature and weighs less.
See also related terms for hog.

pig

- Originally meant just "young pig" until the 16th century—the word in Old and Middle English for the animal was swine.
See also related terms for swine.

pig


Past participle: pigged
Gerund: pigging

Imperative
pig
pig
Present
I pig
you pig
he/she/it pigs
we pig
you pig
they pig
Preterite
I pigged
you pigged
he/she/it pigged
we pigged
you pigged
they pigged
Present Continuous
I am pigging
you are pigging
he/she/it is pigging
we are pigging
you are pigging
they are pigging
Present Perfect
I have pigged
you have pigged
he/she/it has pigged
we have pigged
you have pigged
they have pigged
Past Continuous
I was pigging
you were pigging
he/she/it was pigging
we were pigging
you were pigging
they were pigging
Past Perfect
I had pigged
you had pigged
he/she/it had pigged
we had pigged
you had pigged
they had pigged
Future
I will pig
you will pig
he/she/it will pig
we will pig
you will pig
they will pig
Future Perfect
I will have pigged
you will have pigged
he/she/it will have pigged
we will have pigged
you will have pigged
they will have pigged
Future Continuous
I will be pigging
you will be pigging
he/she/it will be pigging
we will be pigging
you will be pigging
they will be pigging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pigging
you have been pigging
he/she/it has been pigging
we have been pigging
you have been pigging
they have been pigging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pigging
you will have been pigging
he/she/it will have been pigging
we will have been pigging
you will have been pigging
they will have been pigging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pigging
you had been pigging
he/she/it had been pigging
we had been pigging
you had been pigging
they had been pigging
Conditional
I would pig
you would pig
he/she/it would pig
we would pig
you would pig
they would pig
Past Conditional
I would have pigged
you would have pigged
he/she/it would have pigged
we would have pigged
you would have pigged
they would have pigged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pig - domestic swinepig - domestic swine      
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
porker - a pig fattened to provide meat
trotter - foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
porc, pork - meat from a domestic hog or pig
lard - soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
2.pig - a coarse obnoxious personpig - a coarse obnoxious person    
litter lout, litterbug, litterer - a person who litters public places with refuse
slovenly woman, slut, trollop, slattern - a dirty untidy woman
vulgarian - a vulgar person (especially someone who makes a vulgar display of wealth)
3.pig - a person regarded as greedy and pig-likepig - a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish
4.pig - uncomplimentary terms for a policemanpig - uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
5.pig - mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
cast, mold, mould - container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
6.pig - a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace
block of metal, ingot, metal bar - metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
Verb1.pig - live like a pig, in squalor
live - lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
2.pig - eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
3.pig - give birth; "sows farrow"
birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"

pig

noun
1. hog, sow, boar, piggy, swine, grunter, piglet, porker, shoat He keeps poultry, pigs and goats.
2. (Informal) slob, hog (informal), guzzler (slang), glutton, gannet (informal), sloven, greedy guts (slang) He's just a greedy pig.
3. (Informal) brute, monster, scoundrel, animal, beast, rogue, swine, rotter, boor Her ex-husband was a real pig to her.
pig out overindulge, overdo it, eat too much, have a binge (informal), make a pig of yourself (informal), be immoderate or intemperate It's great to pig out on junk food.
Related words
adjective porcine
male boar
female sow
young piglet
collective noun litter
habitation sty

Breeds of pig

Berkshire, Cheshire, Chester White, Duroc, Gloucester Old Spot, Hampshire, Landrace, Large Black, Large White, Middle White, Pietrain, Saddleback, Small White, Tamworth, Welsh, Vietnamese pot-bellied
Translations
خَنْزيرخِنْزِيرخَنْزير!
свиня
prase
grissvinsvinepels
siga
sikasottapyttyharkkomuottipähkinä
svinja
disznómalacsertés
svín
돼지
bukagalviškumaskasytėkiaulėskiaulės odakiaulidė
cūkalopsnekauņa
porc
prašič
grissvin
nguruwe
หมู
свиня
lợn

pig

[pɪg]
A. N
1.cerdo m, chancho m (LAm)
roast piglechón m asado or al horno
wild pigcerdo m de monte
he made a right pig's ear of itle salió muy mal, le salió un verdadero churro (Sp) , le salió una auténtica cagada
in a pig's eye! (US) → ¡ni hablar!
yes, and pigs might fly!cuando las ranas críen pelo
to buy a pig in a pokecomprar algo a ciegas
to sell sb a pig in a pokedar gato por liebre a algn
2. (= person) (dirty, nasty) → cerdo/a m/f, puerco/a m/f, chancho/a m/f (LAm); (greedy) → comilón/ona m/f, tragón/ona m/f
you pig! (hum) → ¡bandido!
to make a pig of o.s.darse un atracón, ponerse las botas
3. (= policeman) → poli m
the pigsla poli, la pasma (Sp) , la cana (S. Cone)
4. (= sth difficult or unpleasant) it was a pig of a jobfue un trabajo de lo más puñetero
this car's a pig to starta este puñetero coche le cuesta lo suyo arrancar
5. (Metal) → lingote m
B. VT to pig itvivir como cerdos
C. CPD pig iron Nhierro m en lingotes
pig out VI + ADV to pig out (on sth)darse un atracón or ponerse las botas (de algo)

pig

[ˈpɪg] n
(= animal) → cochon m, porc m
pigs might fly! → ce n'est pas demain la veille!
to make a pig's ear of sth (British) (= make a mess of) → cochonner qch
to make a pig of o.s. (= be greedy) → se goinfrer pig farm
(= unpleasant person) → porc m
What a pig! How could he say that to you? → Quel porc! Comment a-t-il pu te dire cela ?

pig

n
Schwein nt; to buy a pig in a poke (prov) → die Katze im Sack kaufen; pigs might fly (Brit prov) → wers glaubt, wird selig; they were living like pigssie haben wie die Schweine gehaust; as happy as a pig in muck (inf) or shit (sl)voll gut drauf (inf); in a pig’s eye (US inf) → du spinnst wohl! (inf)
(inf: = person) (dirty, nasty) → Schwein nt, → Sau f (inf); (greedy) → Vielfraß m (inf); to make a pig of oneselfsich (dat)den Bauch vollschlagen (inf), → kräftig zulangen
(inf: = awkward thing) → fieses Ding (inf)
(sl: = policeman) → Bulle m (sl)
(Metal) (= ingot)Massel f; (= mould)Kokille f
vt to pig it (inf)hausen
vr to pig oneself (inf)sich vollstopfen (inf)

pig

:
pig in the middle
n (Brit) Spiel, bei dem ein zwischen zwei anderen stehender Spieler einen Ball, den diese sich zuwerfen, zu fangen versucht I’m just pig on this project (inf)ich stehe bei diesem Projekt nur hilflos dabei or in der Mitte
pig iron
nRoheisen nt
pig Latin
n kindliche Geheimsprache durch Anfügen von Silben

pig

:
pigpen
n (US) = pigsty
pig’s ear
n to make a pig of something (Brit inf) → etw vermasseln (inf)
pigskin
n
(US inf: = football) → Pille f (inf), → Leder nt (inf)
pigsty
nSchweinestall m; (fig also)Saustall m (inf)
pigswill
nSchweinefutter nt; (fig) (= coffee, soup etc)Spülwasser nt (inf); (= porridge etc)Schweinefraß m (inf)
pigtail
nZopf m
pigwoman
nSchweinehirtin f

pig

[pɪg] n
a.maiale m, porco
to buy a pig in a poke (fig) → fare un acquisto alla cieca or a scatola chiusa
b. (fam) (person, nasty) → stronzo/a; (greedy, dirty) → porco, maiale m
to make a pig of o.s. → mangiare (e bere) come un porco
see also piggy in the middle

pig

(pig) noun
1. a kind of farm animal whose flesh is eaten as pork, ham and bacon. He keeps pigs.
2. an offensive word for an unpleasant, greedy or dirty person. You pig!
ˈpiggyplural ˈpiggies noun
a child's word for a (little) pig.
adjective
like a pig's. piggy eyes.
ˈpiglet (-lit) noun
a baby pig.
piggybackpickabackˌpigˈheaded adjective
stubborn. a pigheaded idiot.
ˌpigˈheadedness noun
ˈpigskin noun, adjective
(of) a kind of leather made from the skin of a pig. Her purse was (made of) pigskin.
ˈpigstyplural ˈpigsties, ~ˈpigstyes noun
1. a building in which pigs are kept.
2. a dirty, untidy place. This room is a pigsty!
pigswillswillˈpigtail noun
a plait usually worn at the sides of the head. She wears her hair in pigtails.
pigs might fly
said of something very unlikely to happen. `We might have fine weather for our holidays.' `Yes, and pigs might fly!'

pig

خِنْزِير prase gris Schwein γουρούνι cerdo sika cochon svinja maiale 돼지 varken gris świnia porco свинья gris หมู domuz lợn

pig

n cerdo, puerco
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